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Ella Wolbert is probably the same as Dorothea Wolbert, who lists this film in her MPSD filmography. ...

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Ella Wolbert is probably the same as Dorothea Wolbert, who lists this film in her MPSD filmography.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
25 Jan 1919
p. 641
MPN
25 Jan 1919
p. 473, 569, 608
MPW
18 Jan 1919
pp. 392-93
MPW
25 Jul 1919
p. 44
Variety
17 Jan 1919
p. 51
Wid's
19 Jan 1919
p. 3
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Enchanted Barn by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz (Philadelphia, 1918).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 January 1919
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Vitagraph Co. of America
10 January 1919
LP13263
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Shirley Hollister, a stenographer, finds a large unoccupied stone barn in the country which would make a perfect home for her sick mother and younger brothers and sisters who need fresh air. Sidney Graham, the rich young owner, takes an interest in Shirley, and fixes up the barn as a comfortable bungalow. Shirley falls in love with Sidney. Shirley discovers that Sidney and his father are about to be swindled in a mining stock proposition, and she uses her secretarial skills when evidence is taken to convict the swindlers. Shirley is kidnapped and rescued by Sidney, who leaves his society fiancée for ...

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Shirley Hollister, a stenographer, finds a large unoccupied stone barn in the country which would make a perfect home for her sick mother and younger brothers and sisters who need fresh air. Sidney Graham, the rich young owner, takes an interest in Shirley, and fixes up the barn as a comfortable bungalow. Shirley falls in love with Sidney. Shirley discovers that Sidney and his father are about to be swindled in a mining stock proposition, and she uses her secretarial skills when evidence is taken to convict the swindlers. Shirley is kidnapped and rescued by Sidney, who leaves his society fiancée for Shirley.

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

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