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Film Daily
6 Nov 1927.
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Variety
18 Jan 1927
p. 19.
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 October 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Sterling Pictures Distributing Corp.
Copyright Date:
20 October 1927
Copyright Number:
LP24543
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,652
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Marion Dunbar, a poor girl interested in pretty clothes, attends a fashion show with her hard-working sister Rose and there meets Russell Thorpe, a wealthy young man, and Philip Bennett, whom Russell's father has secretly appointed to see that he does not become romantically entangled. Russell pursues Marion, who is infatuated, but Thorpe, Sr., arranges for Bennett to compromise the girl by having her accept an expensive gown as a gift. When Russell and Marion decide to marry, he takes her to meet his father, who receives her in a fury; and Russell is led to believe that Marion took the dress from Bennett for reprehensible reasons. After a quarrel, she leaves him; but they meet again at the bedside of her dying mother when Russell is persuaded to pose as Marion's husband, and the lovers are ... +


Marion Dunbar, a poor girl interested in pretty clothes, attends a fashion show with her hard-working sister Rose and there meets Russell Thorpe, a wealthy young man, and Philip Bennett, whom Russell's father has secretly appointed to see that he does not become romantically entangled. Russell pursues Marion, who is infatuated, but Thorpe, Sr., arranges for Bennett to compromise the girl by having her accept an expensive gown as a gift. When Russell and Marion decide to marry, he takes her to meet his father, who receives her in a fury; and Russell is led to believe that Marion took the dress from Bennett for reprehensible reasons. After a quarrel, she leaves him; but they meet again at the bedside of her dying mother when Russell is persuaded to pose as Marion's husband, and the lovers are reconciled. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Society


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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