Why Girls Leave Home (1921)

Drama | July 1921

Director:

William Nigh

Writer:

William Nigh

Producer:

Harry Rapf

Cinematographer:

Jack Brown

Production Company:

Harry Rapf Productions
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DETAILS
Release Date:
July 1921
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Harry Rapf Productions
20 September 1921
LP16977
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,000
Length(in reels):
7-8
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Because her father has strict ideas about what clothing his daughter wears and with whom she associates, Anna Hedder leaves home and takes up residence with two girl friends. She meets Madeline Wallace, whose father is extremely lenient, but he soon discovers that she is becoming too indiscriminate in her associates; Madeline rebels, and she is enticed to Anna's apartment by Reynolds, an old roué, while the girls are out. Anna and her friends return in time to save Madeline's reputation; Madeline, having learned her lesson, returns to her father, and Anna's father, having softened his attitude, persuades her also to return ...

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Because her father has strict ideas about what clothing his daughter wears and with whom she associates, Anna Hedder leaves home and takes up residence with two girl friends. She meets Madeline Wallace, whose father is extremely lenient, but he soon discovers that she is becoming too indiscriminate in her associates; Madeline rebels, and she is enticed to Anna's apartment by Reynolds, an old roué, while the girls are out. Anna and her friends return in time to save Madeline's reputation; Madeline, having learned her lesson, returns to her father, and Anna's father, having softened his attitude, persuades her also to return home.

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GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Society


Subject
Subject (Major):

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

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