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An article in the 12 Jul 1924 Moving Picture World noted that Chalk Marks was filmed at the Peninsula Studios in San Mateo, CA, a suburb of San ... More Less

An article in the 12 Jul 1924 Moving Picture World noted that Chalk Marks was filmed at the Peninsula Studios in San Mateo, CA, a suburb of San Francisco. More Less

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Moving Picture World
12 Jul 1924
p. 152.
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 September 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Peninsula Studios
Copyright Date:
15 September 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20702
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,711
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The window of Herbert Thompson's memory reveals the unrequited love of Angelina Kilbourne, whom Herbert discarded in his youth for the wealth and social prominence of Ann Morton. While Angelina pursues the teaching profession and performs many good deeds, Herbert rises to become district attorney and the father of two children, Bert and Virginia. In defense of his sister's honor, Bert kills a man in a notorious roadhouse, and Angelina persuades Herbert to resign his office to defend his son. In later years Bert succeeds in the business world, returns home, and prevents a "progress-minded" school administration from ousting Angelina, now aged. Angelina is further rewarded by the betrothal of Bert to his schooldays' sweetheart, Betty ... +


The window of Herbert Thompson's memory reveals the unrequited love of Angelina Kilbourne, whom Herbert discarded in his youth for the wealth and social prominence of Ann Morton. While Angelina pursues the teaching profession and performs many good deeds, Herbert rises to become district attorney and the father of two children, Bert and Virginia. In defense of his sister's honor, Bert kills a man in a notorious roadhouse, and Angelina persuades Herbert to resign his office to defend his son. In later years Bert succeeds in the business world, returns home, and prevents a "progress-minded" school administration from ousting Angelina, now aged. Angelina is further rewarded by the betrothal of Bert to his schooldays' sweetheart, Betty Towner. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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