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DATE
PAGE
ETR
29 Nov 19
p. 2235.
MPN
29 Nov 19
p. 3972.
MPW
30 Aug 19
p. 1366.
Variety
21 Nov 19
p. 55.
Wid's
30 Nov 19
p. 30.
DETAILS
Release Date:
30 November 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
14 November 1919
Copyright Number:
LP14441
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In order to secretly replenish the family's failing fortunes, Virginia Griswold secures a position in the Secret Service to apprehend a group of counterfeiters and gain the reward money. Virginia infiltrates Newport society and discovers that Mrs. Palmer, wife of a wealthy resident, is involved with Vincent Cortez, a foreign adventurer. Cortez gives Mrs. Palmer counterfeit bills which Virginia removes from a safe while being watched by Stuart Kent, who is in love with her. Later Kent becomes angry when he sees Cortez embrace Virginia. Virginia leads detectives to a yacht used as headquarters by the counterfeiters. The gang is arrested and Virginia gains the reward. Colonel Harrington, a close friend of the family, explains the situation to Kent, and the couple is ... +


In order to secretly replenish the family's failing fortunes, Virginia Griswold secures a position in the Secret Service to apprehend a group of counterfeiters and gain the reward money. Virginia infiltrates Newport society and discovers that Mrs. Palmer, wife of a wealthy resident, is involved with Vincent Cortez, a foreign adventurer. Cortez gives Mrs. Palmer counterfeit bills which Virginia removes from a safe while being watched by Stuart Kent, who is in love with her. Later Kent becomes angry when he sees Cortez embrace Virginia. Virginia leads detectives to a yacht used as headquarters by the counterfeiters. The gang is arrested and Virginia gains the reward. Colonel Harrington, a close friend of the family, explains the situation to Kent, and the couple is reunited. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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