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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
MPW
10 Jun 16
p. 1902.
MPW
17 Jun 16
p. 2114.
Variety
2 Jun 16
p. 17.
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 June 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Bluebird Photoplays, Inc.
Copyright Date:
22 May 1916
Copyright Number:
LP8333
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Parentless ballet dancer Bobbie Brent must raise her young brother and sister. To keep the children, Bobbie pretends that they are her own, and that she herself is a widow. Jack Stimson, in love with Bobbie, considers this ruse deceitful and breaks off their relationship, but Velma Vrooman, Jack's old girlfriend, remains jealous of Bobbie. Pretending to get her a job, Velma arranges a meeting for Bobbie with a theatrical manager. The manager makes advances and Bobbie fights him off, but it takes Jack, who heard of the meeting and became suspicious, to rescue her. Finally, just as the court is about to take the children from Bobbie, Jack realizes that he still loves her. They get married and so the court allows them to maintain custody of Bobbie's brother and ... +


Parentless ballet dancer Bobbie Brent must raise her young brother and sister. To keep the children, Bobbie pretends that they are her own, and that she herself is a widow. Jack Stimson, in love with Bobbie, considers this ruse deceitful and breaks off their relationship, but Velma Vrooman, Jack's old girlfriend, remains jealous of Bobbie. Pretending to get her a job, Velma arranges a meeting for Bobbie with a theatrical manager. The manager makes advances and Bobbie fights him off, but it takes Jack, who heard of the meeting and became suspicious, to rescue her. Finally, just as the court is about to take the children from Bobbie, Jack realizes that he still loves her. They get married and so the court allows them to maintain custody of Bobbie's brother and sister. +

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