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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
9 Mar 18
p. 1141.
MPN
16 Mar 18
p. 1610.
MPW
16 Mar 18
p. 1557.
MPW
2 Feb 18
p. 688.
Variety
1 Mar 18
p. 43.
Wid's
11 Apr 18
pp. 1069-70.
DETAILS
Release Date:
11 March 1918
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
19 February 1918
Copyright Number:
LU12073
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Because of her sharp tongue, Grace Culver, the daughter of canning magnate John Culver, is nicknamed "The Wasp." A spirited disagreement results from Grace's refusal to marry Kane Putnam, her father's business partner, and she orders her new chauffeur, Tim Purcell, to take her and her maid Miller on a drive. On their return, they are captured by Brazsos, a German spy who plans to blow up her father's munitions factory. Grace learns of the hidden tunnel Brazsos has excavated to the factory, and as Miller escapes to alert the police, Grace unties the chauffeur and leads him to the tunnel. When the bomb explodes prematurely, Grace and Tim become trapped, and facing death, they confess their mutual love. The two are rescued, after which Grace discovers that Tim actually is wealthy Yale football star Harry Cortland, a revelation that delights her ... +


Because of her sharp tongue, Grace Culver, the daughter of canning magnate John Culver, is nicknamed "The Wasp." A spirited disagreement results from Grace's refusal to marry Kane Putnam, her father's business partner, and she orders her new chauffeur, Tim Purcell, to take her and her maid Miller on a drive. On their return, they are captured by Brazsos, a German spy who plans to blow up her father's munitions factory. Grace learns of the hidden tunnel Brazsos has excavated to the factory, and as Miller escapes to alert the police, Grace unties the chauffeur and leads him to the tunnel. When the bomb explodes prematurely, Grace and Tim become trapped, and facing death, they confess their mutual love. The two are rescued, after which Grace discovers that Tim actually is wealthy Yale football star Harry Cortland, a revelation that delights her father. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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