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Some sources credit actor Richard Morris as Dick ... More Less

Some sources credit actor Richard Morris as Dick Morris. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
1 May 20
p. 2518.
MPN
1 May 20
p. 3899.
MPW
17 Apr 20
p. 335.
MPW
7 Mar 1920.
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Variety
23 Apr 20
p. 44.
Wid's
9 May 20
p. 27.
DETAILS
Release Date:
April 1920
Copyright Claimant:
C. R. Macauley Photoplays, Inc.
Copyright Date:
30 March 1920
Copyright Number:
LU14996
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

To gather material for a novel, Bradford Vinton, the son of wealthy Eliot Vinton, foresakes his life of luxury to experience life in the London slums where he meets and falls in love with mission singer Sylvia Alden. Upon hearing of Brad's romance, Eliot threatens to disown his son, and to further insure that Brad will never have Sylvia, frames the girl with false charges of prostitution. Sylvia, ashamed, disappears, but Brad remains true. Disowned by his father, Brad establishes a cheap restaurant for the poor where Stagg, the crook who framed Sylvia, stabs him. His life in danger, Brad is rushed to the hospital where Sylvia, now a nurse, offers to give her blood to save his life. When Eliot learns of the girl's devotion, all is forgiven, and the young lovers are ... +


To gather material for a novel, Bradford Vinton, the son of wealthy Eliot Vinton, foresakes his life of luxury to experience life in the London slums where he meets and falls in love with mission singer Sylvia Alden. Upon hearing of Brad's romance, Eliot threatens to disown his son, and to further insure that Brad will never have Sylvia, frames the girl with false charges of prostitution. Sylvia, ashamed, disappears, but Brad remains true. Disowned by his father, Brad establishes a cheap restaurant for the poor where Stagg, the crook who framed Sylvia, stabs him. His life in danger, Brad is rushed to the hospital where Sylvia, now a nurse, offers to give her blood to save his life. When Eliot learns of the girl's devotion, all is forgiven, and the young lovers are reunited. +

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