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DATE
PAGE
ETR
7 Dec 18
p. 72.
MPN
7 Dec 18
p. 3421.
MPW
23 Nov 18
p. 859.
MPW
15 Feb 18
p. 50.
NYDM
7 Dec 18
p. 846.
Variety
6 Dec 18
p. 39.
Wid's
1 Dec 18
pp. 29-30.
DETAILS
Release Date:
25 November 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
25 November 1918
Copyright Number:
LP13085
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After his business partner, Paul Gresham, absconds with the company funds and books, Johnny Gamble's irrigation company folds, leaving him to pay his stockholders their claims. After parting with his last dollar, Johnny wins $15,000 on a long shot at the racetrack and meets the beautiful Constance Joy. When Johnny learns that Constance will inherit one million dollars if she weds Gresham at the end of six weeks, he decides to earn the same amount -- $5,000 an hour -- by that date and marry her himself. Despite Gresham's efforts to double-cross him, Johnny succeeds in earning all but $15,000 of the required million by the appointed time. With fifteen minutes left him, Johnny purchases a kiss from Constance for $15,000, thereby defeating Gresham and winning the girl he ... +


After his business partner, Paul Gresham, absconds with the company funds and books, Johnny Gamble's irrigation company folds, leaving him to pay his stockholders their claims. After parting with his last dollar, Johnny wins $15,000 on a long shot at the racetrack and meets the beautiful Constance Joy. When Johnny learns that Constance will inherit one million dollars if she weds Gresham at the end of six weeks, he decides to earn the same amount -- $5,000 an hour -- by that date and marry her himself. Despite Gresham's efforts to double-cross him, Johnny succeeds in earning all but $15,000 of the required million by the appointed time. With fifteen minutes left him, Johnny purchases a kiss from Constance for $15,000, thereby defeating Gresham and winning the girl he loves. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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