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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
7 Aug 20
p. 1055.
MPN
7 Aug 20
p. 1241.
MPW
7 Aug 20
p. 780.
New York Morning Telegraph
11 Apr 1920.
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New York Times
26 Jul 20
p. 9.
Variety
30 Jul 20
p. 33.
Wid's
1 Aug 20
p. 3.
DETAILS
Release Date:
August 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
17 July 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15369
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,833
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Alec Lloyd, the foreman of the Sewell ranch, is nicknamed "Cupid" because of his propensity for matchmaking. When Macie Sewell returns from boarding school, Cupid himself falls victim to love, but Macie has aspirations to go to New York and become an opera singer, and so ignores his advances. However, Leroy Simpson, a poor doctor who is enamored of Macie's father's money, encourages her ambitions. Macie saves her money and finally, one day, purchases a train ticket to the city. When Alec discovers that Simpson holds a ticket on the same train, he pursues his rival on horseback and forces him to admit his fortune-hunting intentions. Macie then casts aside her ambitions to marry ... +


Alec Lloyd, the foreman of the Sewell ranch, is nicknamed "Cupid" because of his propensity for matchmaking. When Macie Sewell returns from boarding school, Cupid himself falls victim to love, but Macie has aspirations to go to New York and become an opera singer, and so ignores his advances. However, Leroy Simpson, a poor doctor who is enamored of Macie's father's money, encourages her ambitions. Macie saves her money and finally, one day, purchases a train ticket to the city. When Alec discovers that Simpson holds a ticket on the same train, he pursues his rival on horseback and forces him to admit his fortune-hunting intentions. Macie then casts aside her ambitions to marry Alec. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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