Little Miss Happiness (1916)

Drama | 28 August 1916

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
9 Sep 1916
p. 612
MPN
9 Sep 1916
p. 1568
MPW
16 Sep 1916
p. 1818
New York Times
29 Apr 1916
p. 819
Variety
1 Sep 1916
p. 24
Wid's
31 Aug 1916
p. 828
DETAILS
Release Date:
28 August 1916
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
William Fox
27 August 1916
LP9010
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Unable to tolerate life in the city, Sadie leaves her husband, Max Barker, and with her baby, goes back to the village where she was born. Then, afraid to tell her father that she plans to raise a baby without a father, she pretends that she is still childless, and asks Lucy White to take care of the infant for a few months. Lucy quickly agrees, and hoping to preserve Sadie's secret, she claims that the child is really her own, and even conceals the truth from her sweetheart, Dave Allen. Risking the condemnation of the community, which has already ostracized Lucy for having a baby out of wedlock, Dave decides to stand by his sweetheart. He then marries her after Max and Sadie are reconciled and take back their ...

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Unable to tolerate life in the city, Sadie leaves her husband, Max Barker, and with her baby, goes back to the village where she was born. Then, afraid to tell her father that she plans to raise a baby without a father, she pretends that she is still childless, and asks Lucy White to take care of the infant for a few months. Lucy quickly agrees, and hoping to preserve Sadie's secret, she claims that the child is really her own, and even conceals the truth from her sweetheart, Dave Allen. Risking the condemnation of the community, which has already ostracized Lucy for having a baby out of wedlock, Dave decides to stand by his sweetheart. He then marries her after Max and Sadie are reconciled and take back their child.

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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