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DATE
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Exhibitors Trade Review
18 Apr 1925
p. 60.
Film Daily
19 Apr 1925.
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New York Times
6 Apr 1925
p. 17.
Variety
8 Apr 1925
p. 38.
CAST
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NAME
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PRODUCTION COMPANY
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Mariposa by Henry Baerlein (London, 1924).
DETAILS
Release Date:
20 April 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 5 April 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
19 April 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21367
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,988
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Mariposa, a wild dancer in a cheap Seville cafe, is taken to New York by Señor Sprott, a prominent theatrical producer. Billed as "The Charmer," Mariposa becomes the toast of two continents. Among her most ardent admirers are Ralph Bayne, a millionaire playboy, and his chauffeur, Dan Murray, both of whom first met her in Spain. Madly in love with Bayne, Mrs. Sedgwick invites Mariposa and her mother to a weekend party in a deliberate attempt to humiliate the beautiful dancer. Bayne quickly realizes that Mariposa is out of place in high society, and, determining to make her his mistress, takes her home with him. Mrs. Sedgwick unexpectedly arrives at Bayne's swank suite (closely followed by her suspicious husband), and Mariposa protects the society woman's reputation at the cost of her own. Murray arrives and attempts at gunpoint to force Bayne to marry Mariposa, but Mariposa objects and declares her intention of marrying Murray ... +


Mariposa, a wild dancer in a cheap Seville cafe, is taken to New York by Señor Sprott, a prominent theatrical producer. Billed as "The Charmer," Mariposa becomes the toast of two continents. Among her most ardent admirers are Ralph Bayne, a millionaire playboy, and his chauffeur, Dan Murray, both of whom first met her in Spain. Madly in love with Bayne, Mrs. Sedgwick invites Mariposa and her mother to a weekend party in a deliberate attempt to humiliate the beautiful dancer. Bayne quickly realizes that Mariposa is out of place in high society, and, determining to make her his mistress, takes her home with him. Mrs. Sedgwick unexpectedly arrives at Bayne's swank suite (closely followed by her suspicious husband), and Mariposa protects the society woman's reputation at the cost of her own. Murray arrives and attempts at gunpoint to force Bayne to marry Mariposa, but Mariposa objects and declares her intention of marrying Murray instead. +

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