Extravagance (1921)

Melodrama | 7 March 1921

Director:

Phil Rosen

Writer:

Edward T. Lowe

Cinematographer:

Rudolph Bergquist

Production Designer:

Sidney Ullman

Production Company:

Metro Pictures Corp.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "More Stately Mansions" by Ben Ames Williams in his Good Housekeeping (Oct--Nov 1920).
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 March 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures
Copyright Date:
7 March 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16237
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Young lawyer Dick Vane, after marrying Nancy Brown, discovers that her extravagant tastes are beyond his means. When she acquires an expensive gown Dick demands its return, but at a wild party the gown is ruined. Then, though he cannot afford it, Dick consents to buy a new house, and to raise the money he forges his father's signature on a check. Vane blames Nancy for his son's dishonor, and realizing the consequences of her actions, she repents; she and Dick are then ... +


Young lawyer Dick Vane, after marrying Nancy Brown, discovers that her extravagant tastes are beyond his means. When she acquires an expensive gown Dick demands its return, but at a wild party the gown is ruined. Then, though he cannot afford it, Dick consents to buy a new house, and to raise the money he forges his father's signature on a check. Vane blames Nancy for his son's dishonor, and realizing the consequences of her actions, she repents; she and Dick are then forgiven. +

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