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HISTORY

Filming was done at the Paralta studio located at the Robert Brunton Studios, 5341 Melrose Avenue, in Hollywood, CA, according to the 20 July 1918 Moving Picture World.
       The National Film Preservation Board (NFPB) included this film on its list of Lost U.S. Silent Feature Films as of February 2021. ...

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Filming was done at the Paralta studio located at the Robert Brunton Studios, 5341 Melrose Avenue, in Hollywood, CA, according to the 20 July 1918 Moving Picture World.
       The National Film Preservation Board (NFPB) included this film on its list of Lost U.S. Silent Feature Films as of February 2021.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
29 Jun 1918
p. 323
Motion Picture News
29 Jun 1918
p. 3874, 3950
Moving Picture World
29 Jun 1918
p. 1891
Moving Picture World
6 Jul 1918
p. 114
Moving Picture World
20 Jul 1918
p. 439
NYDM
10 Aug 1918
p. 200
Variety
9 Aug 1918
p. 33
Wid's
23 Jun 1918
pp. 3-4
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
30 June 1918
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Pathé Exchange, Inc.
21 June 1918
LU12565
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Celeste Janvier lives in an East Side tenement with her immigrant grandfather, Nicholas Marinoff, an old philosopher, socialist and humanitarian. Like Marinoff, Celeste is a kindhearted soul, whose friendly nature earns her the epithet, "the little sister of everybody." When several undesirable men court her, however, she is forced to turn them down. Meanwhile, Hugh Travers, Jr., whose father, a factory owner, has died suddenly, poses as a laborer in order to understand why his workers are threatening to strike. While working at the factory, he meets and falls in love with Celeste, and soon he secures a better job for her. When Celeste learns that anarchist Ivan Marask plans to kill Travers, she hurries to warn her employer and is astonished to learn that he is the poor laborer whom she loves. Marask comes to respect Travers, who agrees to improve conditions at the factory and finds happiness with ...

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Celeste Janvier lives in an East Side tenement with her immigrant grandfather, Nicholas Marinoff, an old philosopher, socialist and humanitarian. Like Marinoff, Celeste is a kindhearted soul, whose friendly nature earns her the epithet, "the little sister of everybody." When several undesirable men court her, however, she is forced to turn them down. Meanwhile, Hugh Travers, Jr., whose father, a factory owner, has died suddenly, poses as a laborer in order to understand why his workers are threatening to strike. While working at the factory, he meets and falls in love with Celeste, and soon he secures a better job for her. When Celeste learns that anarchist Ivan Marask plans to kill Travers, she hurries to warn her employer and is astonished to learn that he is the poor laborer whom she loves. Marask comes to respect Travers, who agrees to improve conditions at the factory and finds happiness with Celeste.

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