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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 23, 1965|
|Born:||May 10, 1889||Cause of Death:||complications from a stroke|
|Birth Place:||Portsmouth, Virginia, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
An honest working girl falls for a skirt-chasing playboy.
A madcap heiress in Paris gets taken in by a fortune-hunting count.
A woman recognizes the superiority of true love over infatuation when she barters her own love for the sailor''s freedom.
In this silent film, a European nobleman courts the wealthy American widow he once loved to save his bankrupt homeland,
A country boy comes to the big city and falls in love with a showgirl, but turns his back on her when she decides to give up the glamorous life for the homespun existence of a housewife.
Sonia, a Russian dancer, comes to New York seeking her fortune. She marries Peter Derwynt, a young architect, but their marriage is not a good one. Sonia falls under the spell of a rich Broadway mogul, Jimmy Sutherland, whose wife is in love with Peter. The mix of relationships comes crashing apart when Sutherland ends up murdered.
In this silent film, a roadhouse dancer has to prove to a rich businessman that she really loves his son.
This silent melodrama is set against the 1840s westward migration of the Mormons. Dora, a young woman, and her family are saved from an Indian attack by a Mormon community traveling to Utah. They join the wagon train. Dora is pursued by two men, one a recent convert, the other a scheming elder with a stable of wives. The Mormon elder wants her in his harem. When the mother kills herself from revulsion toward polygamy, the daughter must consider her own future and the man she loves. One of Mae Murray's few surviving films, this was intended by Robert Leonard to be a thoughtful drama about the goods and evils of Mormonism, but today it is generally considered pure anti-Mormon propaganda.
Kitty Bellairs is a flirtatious young girl on a holiday trip to Bath, in 18 Century England. Her sister becomes involved in a scandal, from which Kitty rescues her from, all the while leaving a string of conquests behind her.
Lady Jocelyn, a favorite in the court of England's King James, escapes a forced marriage to the hated Lord Carnal by fleeing to American colonies. There she meets and marries Captain Ralph Percy. Pursued by Lord Carnal, Lady Jocelyn and her new husband eventually find themselves shipwrecked on a desert island with Lord Carnal. A band of pirates finds them there, and Captain Percy convinces them that he is himself a notorious pirate chief. But Lord Carnal casts them all into danger by revealing Percy's true identity.
The father of San Francisco waif Meg runs an illegal liquor club and supports "English" Hal in scheme to blackmail a wealthy girl. Meg is put on probation to Benjamin Merton, father of the girl to be blackmailed. When she discovers her father's plan she reveals all, risking expulsion from her new home and the company of its very attractive son Tom.
Writer (feature film)
This short film provides a silent tour of MGM studios in 1925.
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