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The 15 Sep 1923 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that King Baggot was directing Baby Peggy's first Universal-Jewel feature, called Whose Baby Are You? Another source listed a second working title as Wanted, a Home.
       The 23 Sep 1923 FD announced that child actress Baby Peggy Montgomery was expected in New York City the following month to promote her first feature-length film. The picture opened during the holiday season to positive reviews. Century Film Corporation, Baby Peggy’s home studio, collaborated with Universal Film Company. which released The Darling of New York under its prestige “Universal Jewel” ... More Less

The 15 Sep 1923 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that King Baggot was directing Baby Peggy's first Universal-Jewel feature, called Whose Baby Are You? Another source listed a second working title as Wanted, a Home.
       The 23 Sep 1923 FD announced that child actress Baby Peggy Montgomery was expected in New York City the following month to promote her first feature-length film. The picture opened during the holiday season to positive reviews. Century Film Corporation, Baby Peggy’s home studio, collaborated with Universal Film Company. which released The Darling of New York under its prestige “Universal Jewel” label More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
15 Sep 1923
p. 710.
Film Daily
23 Sep 1923
p. 3.
Motion Picture News
6 Oct 1923
p. 1392.
Motion Picture News
10 Nov 1923
p. 2262.
Moving Picture World
3 Nov 1923
p. 30.
Moving Picture World
24 Nov 1923
p. 379.
Moving Picture World
29 Dec 1923
p. 810.
Moving Picture World
2 Feb 1924
p. 394.
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Wanted, a Home
Whose Baby Are You?
Release Date:
3 December 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
24 October 1923
Copyright Number:
LP19546
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,260
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Santussa, an orphan who becomes separated from her nurse en route to America to live with her grandfather, is cared for by gangsters who hide their stolen jewels in her ragdoll. In New York, Big Mike, finding Santussa a nuisance, dumps her and the doll in a trash can, where a newsboy finds her. After several adventures, Santussa finds her grandfather, the jewels are handed over to customs officials, and the gang of crooks is ... +


Santussa, an orphan who becomes separated from her nurse en route to America to live with her grandfather, is cared for by gangsters who hide their stolen jewels in her ragdoll. In New York, Big Mike, finding Santussa a nuisance, dumps her and the doll in a trash can, where a newsboy finds her. After several adventures, Santussa finds her grandfather, the jewels are handed over to customs officials, and the gang of crooks is reformed. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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