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DATE
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Motog
11 Nov 16
p. 1095.
MPN
11 Nov 16
p. 3017.
MPW
11 Nov 16
p. 842, 914
NYDM
18 Nov 16
p. 1067.
Variety
3 Nov 16
p. 30.
Wid's
2 Nov 16
p. 1075.
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LITERARY
Based on the play The Heir to the Hoorah by Paul Armstrong (New York, 10 Apr 1905).
DETAILS
Release Date:
26 October 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Co.
Copyright Date:
13 October 1916
Copyright Number:
LP9301
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The Hoorah mine in California has turned Joe Lacy, Bud and Bill into millionares, but they all lament that, as single men, they have no children to whom they can leave their money. As a result, Bud and Bill convince Joe to get married. He makes only half-hearted attempts, however, until he falls in love with Geraldine Kent, whose social climbing mother hates Joe's bad breeding but adores his bank account. Soon after the wedding, Joe learns that Geraldine, at her mother's urging, married him only for his money, and so he leaves her. Then, a year later, he decides to track her down when he discovers that she has had a child. Because she has come to love him during their separation, Geraldine reconciles with Joe as soon as he finds her and then presents him with the heir he had wanted so ... +


The Hoorah mine in California has turned Joe Lacy, Bud and Bill into millionares, but they all lament that, as single men, they have no children to whom they can leave their money. As a result, Bud and Bill convince Joe to get married. He makes only half-hearted attempts, however, until he falls in love with Geraldine Kent, whose social climbing mother hates Joe's bad breeding but adores his bank account. Soon after the wedding, Joe learns that Geraldine, at her mother's urging, married him only for his money, and so he leaves her. Then, a year later, he decides to track her down when he discovers that she has had a child. Because she has come to love him during their separation, Geraldine reconciles with Joe as soon as he finds her and then presents him with the heir he had wanted so badly. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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