Water, Water Everywhere (1920)

Comedy-drama | February 1920

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HISTORY

This novel was serialized in The Saturday Evening Post . Some reviews call the character played by Roland Lee "Lyman Jennings ... More Less

This novel was serialized in The Saturday Evening Post . Some reviews call the character played by Roland Lee "Lyman Jennings Jordan." More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
14 Feb 20
p. 1103.
MPN
31 Jan 20
p. 1192.
MPN
14 Feb 20
p. 1673, 1751
MPW
20 Mar 20
p. 2791.
New York Morning Telegraph
14 Feb 1920.
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Variety
6 Feb 20
p. 54.
DETAILS
Release Date:
February 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
31 December 1919
Copyright Number:
LP14676
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,207
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Cowboy Billy Fortune is in love with Hope Beecher, who prefers Billy's friend Ben Morgan, but resists his advances because of his fondness for drink. Hope's discontent is echoed by the town wives' public outcry against drink. To divert their interest, Billy is nominated to make love to their leader, widow Fay Bittinger, who has already disposed of four husbands. Failing at this task, Billy concludes that better results would occur if the men made club members jealous by converting the saloon into a soda fountain with pretty waitresses to serve soft drinks. His scheme has its desired effect, but Hope remains adamant in her demands for Morgan's reform. One day when the local mine explodes, Billy sobers his friend up and Morgan works so tirelessly to save the miners that he is finally able to renounce alcohol. Having thus solved all the town's problems, including saving Hope's sister Martha from hypocritical prohibitionist Arthur Gunther, Billy takes his father's advice to seek for a new sweetheart ... +


Cowboy Billy Fortune is in love with Hope Beecher, who prefers Billy's friend Ben Morgan, but resists his advances because of his fondness for drink. Hope's discontent is echoed by the town wives' public outcry against drink. To divert their interest, Billy is nominated to make love to their leader, widow Fay Bittinger, who has already disposed of four husbands. Failing at this task, Billy concludes that better results would occur if the men made club members jealous by converting the saloon into a soda fountain with pretty waitresses to serve soft drinks. His scheme has its desired effect, but Hope remains adamant in her demands for Morgan's reform. One day when the local mine explodes, Billy sobers his friend up and Morgan works so tirelessly to save the miners that he is finally able to renounce alcohol. Having thus solved all the town's problems, including saving Hope's sister Martha from hypocritical prohibitionist Arthur Gunther, Billy takes his father's advice to seek for a new sweetheart elsewhere. +

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