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PAGE
ETR
5 Apr 19
p. 1375.
MPN
5 Apr 19
p. 2155.
MPN
19 Apr 19
p. 2534.
MPW
11 Aug 17
p. 952.
MPW
12 Apr 19
p. 276.
Variety
25 Apr 19
p. 80.
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 April 1919
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Woman-hater Dalion Pemberton learns that by the terms of his grandfather's will he must marry Virginia Christy, a woman about whom he knows nothing but her name. He decides he would rather lose out on the fortune than marry a stranger. Dalion sees a beautiful woman in Buenos Aires and pursues her. When she boards a ship bound for New York, Dalion stows away on it, is discovered, and forced to do menial labor for the whole trip. Dalion is arrested in New York, his cellmates plan an escape, and he becomes part of a plan to rob a house. A rival band of crooks arrives at the house as well. Dalion defends the house, which turns out to belong to the young woman he has been pursuing. Dalion is even more pleased to learn the young woman's name is Virginia ... +


Woman-hater Dalion Pemberton learns that by the terms of his grandfather's will he must marry Virginia Christy, a woman about whom he knows nothing but her name. He decides he would rather lose out on the fortune than marry a stranger. Dalion sees a beautiful woman in Buenos Aires and pursues her. When she boards a ship bound for New York, Dalion stows away on it, is discovered, and forced to do menial labor for the whole trip. Dalion is arrested in New York, his cellmates plan an escape, and he becomes part of a plan to rob a house. A rival band of crooks arrives at the house as well. Dalion defends the house, which turns out to belong to the young woman he has been pursuing. Dalion is even more pleased to learn the young woman's name is Virginia Christy. +

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

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