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Film Daily
13 Feb 1927.
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Variety
9 Feb 1927
p. 17.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
Supv
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
20 December 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Columbia Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
6 January 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23508
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,494
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Nurse Ruth Pomeroy secretly falls in love with mechanician Jimmy Cardigan when he is injured at a racetrack. On his recovery Jimmy accepts a dinner invitation at the Pomeroy home and there falls in love with Constance, Ruth's self-centered sister. When Jimmy leaves for the war, Connie accepts his signet ring and vows fidelity, but on the battlefield he waits in vain for letters while Connie amuses herself with Billy, an old flame. Ruth, learning of Jimmy's anxiety over Connie, writes to him, signing Connie's name. Returning blinded from the war, Jimmy does not know that Connie has deserted him, and Ruth assumes her place. With his sight restored, Jimmy realizes that the self-sacrificing Ruth is the girl he ... +


Nurse Ruth Pomeroy secretly falls in love with mechanician Jimmy Cardigan when he is injured at a racetrack. On his recovery Jimmy accepts a dinner invitation at the Pomeroy home and there falls in love with Constance, Ruth's self-centered sister. When Jimmy leaves for the war, Connie accepts his signet ring and vows fidelity, but on the battlefield he waits in vain for letters while Connie amuses herself with Billy, an old flame. Ruth, learning of Jimmy's anxiety over Connie, writes to him, signing Connie's name. Returning blinded from the war, Jimmy does not know that Connie has deserted him, and Ruth assumes her place. With his sight restored, Jimmy realizes that the self-sacrificing Ruth is the girl he loves. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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