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The character "Millie Fields" was called "Millie Coleman" in one ... More Less

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
6 Dec 19
p. 71.
MPN
25 Oct 19
p. 3203.
Variety
19 Dec 19
p. 45.
Wid's
21 Nov 19
p. 57.
DETAILS
Release Date:
19 October 1919
Copyright Claimant:
First National Exhibitors Cir.
Copyright Date:
6 October 1919
Copyright Number:
LP14249
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Johnny Spivins, a grocery wagon driver, is in love with Millie Fields, whose mother owns a boardinghouse. When Millie takes an interest in Morgan Coleman from New York, vacationing at her home, the jealous Johnny tries to get a job at the local bank, but retreats when the livid bank president raves that his groceries have not been delivered. Although Johnny pretends an interest in visiting Dolly Sheldon, also from the city, Millie seems unconcerned. One day, just as Johnny is about to save Millie from an overturned canoe, Morgan dives from a high bridge and rescues her. When the townspeople, including Johnny's ma, plan a party to honor Morgan, Johnny decides to leave town, but on his way he discovers two bank robbers, and after he captures them and leads them back into town with his pitchfork, the townspeople honor Johnny, the bank president gives him a job, and Millie declares her love for ... +


Johnny Spivins, a grocery wagon driver, is in love with Millie Fields, whose mother owns a boardinghouse. When Millie takes an interest in Morgan Coleman from New York, vacationing at her home, the jealous Johnny tries to get a job at the local bank, but retreats when the livid bank president raves that his groceries have not been delivered. Although Johnny pretends an interest in visiting Dolly Sheldon, also from the city, Millie seems unconcerned. One day, just as Johnny is about to save Millie from an overturned canoe, Morgan dives from a high bridge and rescues her. When the townspeople, including Johnny's ma, plan a party to honor Morgan, Johnny decides to leave town, but on his way he discovers two bank robbers, and after he captures them and leads them back into town with his pitchfork, the townspeople honor Johnny, the bank president gives him a job, and Millie declares her love for him. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Rural


Subject

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

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