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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
14 Dec 18
p. 145.
MPN
14 Dec 18
p. 3603.
MPW
14 Dec 18
p. 1247, 1253
NYDM
25 May 18
p. 1190.
Variety
13 Dec 18
p. 40.
Wid's
15 Dec 18
pp. 15-16.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 December 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Thomas H. Ince Corp.
Copyright Date:
16 November 1918
Copyright Number:
LP13060
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,476
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After living in a mining camp for many years, Peter Baldwin and his daughter Susie finally strike it rich and head for San Francisco to sell their claim. Martin Ledyard, a mining broker, asks them to dine at his home, but when Mrs. Ledyard sneers at their rough manners, Susie, resentful, leaves, resolving to acquire the social graces she so sorely lacks. She employs the dishonest but polished J. Wells Stanton as an etiquette instructor but soon dismisses him for rudeness. On the road, Stanton beats and robs Ledyard's son Robert, who had been turned out of his home and told to make something of himself. The Baldwins nurse him back to health and engage him to replace Stanton. Mrs. Ledyard, hearing that her son is in Susie's clutches, comes to rescue him, but when she learns that the girl who loves her son also saved his life, she finally accepts the ... +


After living in a mining camp for many years, Peter Baldwin and his daughter Susie finally strike it rich and head for San Francisco to sell their claim. Martin Ledyard, a mining broker, asks them to dine at his home, but when Mrs. Ledyard sneers at their rough manners, Susie, resentful, leaves, resolving to acquire the social graces she so sorely lacks. She employs the dishonest but polished J. Wells Stanton as an etiquette instructor but soon dismisses him for rudeness. On the road, Stanton beats and robs Ledyard's son Robert, who had been turned out of his home and told to make something of himself. The Baldwins nurse him back to health and engage him to replace Stanton. Mrs. Ledyard, hearing that her son is in Susie's clutches, comes to rescue him, but when she learns that the girl who loves her son also saved his life, she finally accepts the Baldwins. +

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