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Film Daily
17 Feb 1924
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Variety
7 May 1924
p. 25
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Release Date:
24 February 1924
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Date
Copyright Number
Palmer Photoplay Corp.
18 February 1924
LP19919
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,237
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Smalltown girl Hattie Lou Harkness takes a position as a maid with the Van Gores, a wealthy family bound for the South Seas on their yacht. On board she falls in love with Spencer Van Gore, who "marries" her in a mock wedding with the captain officiating. Learning of the trick, Hattie Lou leaves for New York. Two years later, destitute in the city, Hattie Lou seeks help from the elder Van Gores, who take her and her baby in. She meets Grant Van Gore, a war invalid. Spencer arrives and tells Hattie Lou that the marriage was legal, but he dies when the Van Gore home burns. Grant and Hattie Lou then ...

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Smalltown girl Hattie Lou Harkness takes a position as a maid with the Van Gores, a wealthy family bound for the South Seas on their yacht. On board she falls in love with Spencer Van Gore, who "marries" her in a mock wedding with the captain officiating. Learning of the trick, Hattie Lou leaves for New York. Two years later, destitute in the city, Hattie Lou seeks help from the elder Van Gores, who take her and her baby in. She meets Grant Van Gore, a war invalid. Spencer arrives and tells Hattie Lou that the marriage was legal, but he dies when the Van Gore home burns. Grant and Hattie Lou then marry.

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