Castles in the Air (1919)

Comedy | 12 May 1919

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HISTORY

The working title for this producton was Orchestra D-2 . A pre-release article lists Viola Hale as a cast member. Members of the "Anne of Amsterdam" company and the "Easter Fashion Paraders" appeared in the ... More Less

The working title for this producton was Orchestra D-2 . A pre-release article lists Viola Hale as a cast member. Members of the "Anne of Amsterdam" company and the "Easter Fashion Paraders" appeared in the film. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
15 Mar 19
p. 1151.
ETR
24 May 19
p. 1929.
MPN
10 May 19
p. 3066.
MPW
21 Feb 19
p. 67.
MPW
31 May 19
p. 1383, 1385
Variety
16 May 19
p. 50.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Orchestra D-2" by Kate Jordan (pseud. of Mrs. F. M. Vermilye) in The Saturday Evening Post (25 Dec 1915).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Orchestra D-2
Release Date:
12 May 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
12 May 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13748
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Fortuna Donnelly gets a position as an usher at the Halcyon Theater, manager Eddie Lintner becomes romantically interested in her and is jealous that she prefers wealthy Englishman Owen Pauncefort. Fortuna dines with Pauncefort at his home, where he makes sexual advances toward her. He apologizes and confides that he is trying to locate his wife, who has separated from him following a quarrel. By chance, Mrs. Pauncefort attends the theater and Fortuna recognizes her from the photograph. Fortuna phones Pauncefort and arranges a seat for him next to his wife. The squabbling couple are reunited, and Fortuna finds happiness with ... +


When Fortuna Donnelly gets a position as an usher at the Halcyon Theater, manager Eddie Lintner becomes romantically interested in her and is jealous that she prefers wealthy Englishman Owen Pauncefort. Fortuna dines with Pauncefort at his home, where he makes sexual advances toward her. He apologizes and confides that he is trying to locate his wife, who has separated from him following a quarrel. By chance, Mrs. Pauncefort attends the theater and Fortuna recognizes her from the photograph. Fortuna phones Pauncefort and arranges a seat for him next to his wife. The squabbling couple are reunited, and Fortuna finds happiness with Eddie. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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