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DATE
PAGE
ETR
10 Jan 20
p. 617.
MPN
7 Feb 20
p. 1494.
MPN
6 Mar 20
p. 2312.
MPW
8 Aug 1920.
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New York Morning Telegraph
4 Jan 1920.
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Variety
13 Feb 20
p. 45.
Wid's
4 Jan 20
p. 19.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Myself Becky" by W. Carey Wonderly in Live Stories Magazine (publication date undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
9 February 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Mfg. Co., Inc.
Copyright Date:
15 January 1920
Copyright Number:
LP14650
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Rebecca Butler, tired of poverty, takes a job in a Broadway chorus line and determines to marry a millionaire. She refuses dancing partner Tom Rushworth's offer of marriage in hopes of ensnaring millionaire Carter Willis. At first Willis offers to make Becky his mistress but later he capitulates and asks her to be his wife. When Rushworth is arrested for the murder of Dodo, a chorus girl, Becky provides him with an alibi by testifying that she spent the night of the murder with the dancer. The resulting scandal forces her to forfeit Willis' offer of marriage, but she realizes that her heart lies with Rushworth and that love is more important than ... +


Rebecca Butler, tired of poverty, takes a job in a Broadway chorus line and determines to marry a millionaire. She refuses dancing partner Tom Rushworth's offer of marriage in hopes of ensnaring millionaire Carter Willis. At first Willis offers to make Becky his mistress but later he capitulates and asks her to be his wife. When Rushworth is arrested for the murder of Dodo, a chorus girl, Becky provides him with an alibi by testifying that she spent the night of the murder with the dancer. The resulting scandal forces her to forfeit Willis' offer of marriage, but she realizes that her heart lies with Rushworth and that love is more important than money. +

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