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The 20 Jun 1925 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that scenes were filmed in the editorial rooms of the New York World in order to "obtain correct atmosphere."
       Sources disagree on credit for ... More Less

The 20 Jun 1925 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that scenes were filmed in the editorial rooms of the New York World in order to "obtain correct atmosphere."
       Sources disagree on credit for story. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Bakersfield Californian
10 Dec 1925
p. 7.
Exhibitors Trade Review
20 Jun 1925
p. 62.
Exhibitors Trade Review
25 Jul 1925
p. 47.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
4 Oct 1925
p. 39.
DETAILS
Release Date:
16 July 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Associated Exhibitors, Inc.
Copyright Date:
20 August 1925
Copyright Number:
LU21743
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,600
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Phyllis Dale, a feature writer on a newspaper, keeps secret the fact that she is the mother of an 18-year-old daughter. This girl, "Bobby," who is a regular jazz baby, is expelled from an exclusive boarding school and returns home, posing as Phyllis' sister. Bobby starts seeing Donald Austin, a wealthy philanderer, and simultaneously falls in love with Lawrence Emmett, her mother's sweetheart. Bobby becomes involved in a scandal, and Phyllis assumes the appearance of guilt in order to save her daughter's reputation. Bobby is greatly chastened and accepts the proposal of Roger Hillman, the easygoing editor of Phyllis' paper. Lawrence and Phyllis clear up their misunderstandings and return to their former ... +


Phyllis Dale, a feature writer on a newspaper, keeps secret the fact that she is the mother of an 18-year-old daughter. This girl, "Bobby," who is a regular jazz baby, is expelled from an exclusive boarding school and returns home, posing as Phyllis' sister. Bobby starts seeing Donald Austin, a wealthy philanderer, and simultaneously falls in love with Lawrence Emmett, her mother's sweetheart. Bobby becomes involved in a scandal, and Phyllis assumes the appearance of guilt in order to save her daughter's reputation. Bobby is greatly chastened and accepts the proposal of Roger Hillman, the easygoing editor of Phyllis' paper. Lawrence and Phyllis clear up their misunderstandings and return to their former intimacy. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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