Peggy Does Her Darndest (1919)

Comedy | 24 February 1919

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1 Mar 19
p. 987.
MPN
1 Mar 19
p. 1378.
MPW
1 Mar 19
p. 1243.
Wid's
28 Feb 19
p. 59.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Peggy Does Her Darndest" by Royal Brown in The Red Book Magazine (May 1918).
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Release Date:
24 February 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
28 February 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13459
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The Honorable Hugh Wentworth arrives from England to bring a valuable diamond to millionaire Edward Ensloe. Ensloe's older daughter Eleanor has romantic designs on Hugh, but he is more attracted to her tomboy sister Peggy. Eleanor is concerned with fashion and society while Peggy prefers to box with her younger brother Bob. Hugh stays at the Ensloe house and is amused by Peggy's correspondence course in detective work. After a detective is hired to pose as the butler to protect the rare gem, Peggy disguises herself as the maid and captures prowler "Lonesome Larry" Doyle with the use of jujitsu. Peggy saves the diamond and wins Hugh's ... +


The Honorable Hugh Wentworth arrives from England to bring a valuable diamond to millionaire Edward Ensloe. Ensloe's older daughter Eleanor has romantic designs on Hugh, but he is more attracted to her tomboy sister Peggy. Eleanor is concerned with fashion and society while Peggy prefers to box with her younger brother Bob. Hugh stays at the Ensloe house and is amused by Peggy's correspondence course in detective work. After a detective is hired to pose as the butler to protect the rare gem, Peggy disguises herself as the maid and captures prowler "Lonesome Larry" Doyle with the use of jujitsu. Peggy saves the diamond and wins Hugh's love. +

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