The Heart Bandit (1924)

Melodrama | 24 January 1924

Director:

Oscar Apfel

Writer:

Tom J. Hopkins

Cinematographer:

John Arnold

Production Company:

Metro Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

The 15 Sep 1923 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that Angel-Face Molly was the fourth of five films Viola Dana made for Metro Pictures Corp. They were released in quick succession.
       The title was briefly changed to The Good Bad Girl, according to the 24 Nov 1923 Motion Picture News, when members of a motion picture production class at Columbia University in New York City submitted titles for Viola Dana's upcoming film to the Metro office. Student Adele Birnbaum's The Good Bad Girl was selected "because it coincided exactly with the theme and treatment of the ... More Less

The 15 Sep 1923 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that Angel-Face Molly was the fourth of five films Viola Dana made for Metro Pictures Corp. They were released in quick succession.
       The title was briefly changed to The Good Bad Girl, according to the 24 Nov 1923 Motion Picture News, when members of a motion picture production class at Columbia University in New York City submitted titles for Viola Dana's upcoming film to the Metro office. Student Adele Birnbaum's The Good Bad Girl was selected "because it coincided exactly with the theme and treatment of the story." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
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DATE
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Exhibitors Trade Review
15 Sep 1923
p. 710.
Motion Picture News
24 Nov 1923
p. 2453.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Angel-Face Molly" by Fred Kennedy Myton (publication undetermined).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Angel-Face Molly
The Good Bad Girl
Release Date:
24 January 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures
Copyright Date:
15 January 1924
Copyright Number:
LP19835
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,900
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Mrs. Rand, a kindly old lady, effects the reform of smalltime crook Molly O'Hara, alias "Angel Face." Mrs. Rand's son, John, is involved in a suspicious financial deal. Through Molly's help, Rand is rehabilitated. He falls in love with Molly and acquires a renewed appreciation of his ... +


Mrs. Rand, a kindly old lady, effects the reform of smalltime crook Molly O'Hara, alias "Angel Face." Mrs. Rand's son, John, is involved in a suspicious financial deal. Through Molly's help, Rand is rehabilitated. He falls in love with Molly and acquires a renewed appreciation of his mother. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


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AFI Life Achievement Award

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