The Infamous Miss Revell (1921)

Mystery, Melodrama | 17 October 1921

Writer:

Arthur Zellner

Cinematographer:

Roy Klaffki

Production Designer:

Joseph Calder

Production Company:

Metro Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

The 2 Jul 1921 Motion Picture News announced that Alice Lake was "now appearing in" the film's final ... More Less

The 2 Jul 1921 Motion Picture News announced that Alice Lake was "now appearing in" the film's final scenes. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture News
2 Jul 1921
p. 236.
DETAILS
Release Date:
17 October 1921
Production Date:
ended July 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures
Copyright Date:
25 August 1921
Copyright Number:
LP17946
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Twin sisters Julien and Paula Revell, compelled to support their younger brothers and sisters after the death of their father, are unable to get a booking for their musical act, and Julien accepts the "protection" of a man of wealth in return for a home for her family. When her protector dies, she inherits his fortune for her lifetime or until she marries. Max Hildreth, an underpaid teacher, and his sister Lillian, a clerk in a store, are hired to teach the Revell children. Lillian urges Max to marry the heiress so as to get possession of her fortune, but Max--though he has fallen in love with Julien--hesitates to declare himself. It appears that Julien's infamous past stands between them until it is revealed that Julien died shortly after her protector died and that the girl with whom Max is in love is actually ... +


Twin sisters Julien and Paula Revell, compelled to support their younger brothers and sisters after the death of their father, are unable to get a booking for their musical act, and Julien accepts the "protection" of a man of wealth in return for a home for her family. When her protector dies, she inherits his fortune for her lifetime or until she marries. Max Hildreth, an underpaid teacher, and his sister Lillian, a clerk in a store, are hired to teach the Revell children. Lillian urges Max to marry the heiress so as to get possession of her fortune, but Max--though he has fallen in love with Julien--hesitates to declare himself. It appears that Julien's infamous past stands between them until it is revealed that Julien died shortly after her protector died and that the girl with whom Max is in love is actually Paula. +

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