The Fate of a Flirt (1925)

Romantic comedy | 15 November 1925

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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Variety
12 May 1926
p. 16
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 November 1925
Production Date:

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Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Columbia Pictures Corp.
28 December 1925
LP22171
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,793
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

James, a young English lord, takes a job as the chauffeur of the wealthy Burgess family in order to be near Mary Burgess, a girl with whom he is in love. The romance scandalizes Mary's relatives; and James, in order to gain their consent to marry Mary, resorts to blackmail: he arranges for one of his friends to romance innocently Mary's aunt and then, if her aunt will not give her consent, threaten to expose this harmless but humiliating intrigue to the world. A real blackmailer turns up, but Jimmy soon has him on the run. Jimmy's high birth becomes public knowledge, and he and Mary are wed with the proud blessing of the entire Burgess ...

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James, a young English lord, takes a job as the chauffeur of the wealthy Burgess family in order to be near Mary Burgess, a girl with whom he is in love. The romance scandalizes Mary's relatives; and James, in order to gain their consent to marry Mary, resorts to blackmail: he arranges for one of his friends to romance innocently Mary's aunt and then, if her aunt will not give her consent, threaten to expose this harmless but humiliating intrigue to the world. A real blackmailer turns up, but Jimmy soon has him on the run. Jimmy's high birth becomes public knowledge, and he and Mary are wed with the proud blessing of the entire Burgess clan.

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