Full page view
HISTORY

The novel originally appeared in the Woman's Home Companion. ...

More Less

The novel originally appeared in the Woman's Home Companion.

Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
MPN
5 Jun 1920
p. 4627
MPN
3 Jul 1920
p. 274
MPN
16 Oct 1920
p. 2958
MPN
12 Jun 1920
p. 4871
MPW
2 Apr 1921
p. 517
Variety
27 May 1921
p. 35
DETAILS
Release Date:
November 1920
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Chaplin-Mayer Pictures Co.
17 February 1921
LP16150
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Daphne Bretton, left in the care of her busy father Jaffrey when her mother Virginia decides to pursue an opera career, grows up without much attention. In boarding school, her behavior is somewhat unconventional. One night Richard Wiltoner is found in her room, and though the situation is quite innocent, they are expelled. Convinced that they did no wrong, Daphne's father sends her to the Adirondacks and takes Richard into his business. In the mountains, Daphne meets a young roué and millionaire, Sheridan Kaire, who finds that he can only win her by suggesting that they elope. Daphne consents; however, Mr. Bretton finds that Kaire has committed bigamy and has the marriage annulled. Finally, Daphne's parents are reunited, and Daphne and Richard realize they are in love and ...

More Less

Daphne Bretton, left in the care of her busy father Jaffrey when her mother Virginia decides to pursue an opera career, grows up without much attention. In boarding school, her behavior is somewhat unconventional. One night Richard Wiltoner is found in her room, and though the situation is quite innocent, they are expelled. Convinced that they did no wrong, Daphne's father sends her to the Adirondacks and takes Richard into his business. In the mountains, Daphne meets a young roué and millionaire, Sheridan Kaire, who finds that he can only win her by suggesting that they elope. Daphne consents; however, Mr. Bretton finds that Kaire has committed bigamy and has the marriage annulled. Finally, Daphne's parents are reunited, and Daphne and Richard realize they are in love and marry.

Less

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

TOP SEARCHES

The Searchers

Alan Le May's best-selling novel, on which the film was based, was serialized in The Saturday Evening Post under the title The Avenging Texans from ... >>

Aces Wild

In the onscreen credits, sound man Corson Jowett's surname was misspelled "Jewett." This film was also reviewed as Aces High . Although publicity items claim that ... >>

Arsenic and Old Lace

Although this film was made in late 1941, it was not released until Sep 1944 because of a contractual obligation between Warner Bros. and the producers of the Broadway ... >>

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

       A television adaptation of The Taking of Pelham One Two Three was broadcast on the ABC television network in 1998, starred Edward James Olmos and directed ... >>

Touch of Evil

The working title of this film was Badge of Evil . According to an Apr 1956 news item in DV , Universal purchased Whit Masterson's ... >>

The American Film Institute is grateful to Sir Paul Getty KBE and the Sir Paul Getty KBE Estate for their dedication to the art of the moving image and their support for the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and without whose support AFI would not have been able to achieve this historical landmark in this epic scholarly endeavor.