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ETR
7 Feb 20
p. 1005.
MPN
7 Feb 20
p. 1533.
MPW
7 Feb 20
p. 941.
New York Morning Telegraph
21 Feb 20
p. 1908.
Wid's
1 Feb 20
p. 13.
DETAILS
Release Date:
8 March 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Univeral Film Mfg. Co., Inc.
Copyright Date:
9 February 1920
Copyright Number:
LP14734
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When forger Bill Butters realizes that the police are on his tail, he urges his daughter Peggy to flee. Soon after, Bill is arrested and sentenced to jail by Judge Farrell. Meanwhile, Peggy accepts a job at a beach resort where she meets and marries Dick Van Courtland, the son of a wealthy society matron and ward of Judge Farrell. Clara Ramerez, who planned to marry Dick, decides to break up the marriage by revealing the true profession of Peggy's father. When Bill learns of Clara's plans, he breaks out of jail and forges a document that declares that Peggy is the missing daughter of Judge Farrell. The judge, who has learned to love Peggy, lets the deception stand and accepts Peggy as his daughter and Dick's ... +


When forger Bill Butters realizes that the police are on his tail, he urges his daughter Peggy to flee. Soon after, Bill is arrested and sentenced to jail by Judge Farrell. Meanwhile, Peggy accepts a job at a beach resort where she meets and marries Dick Van Courtland, the son of a wealthy society matron and ward of Judge Farrell. Clara Ramerez, who planned to marry Dick, decides to break up the marriage by revealing the true profession of Peggy's father. When Bill learns of Clara's plans, he breaks out of jail and forges a document that declares that Peggy is the missing daughter of Judge Farrell. The judge, who has learned to love Peggy, lets the deception stand and accepts Peggy as his daughter and Dick's wife. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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