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The Golden Chance (I) (1915)

 |  Drama  |  30 December 1915 (USA)
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Mary Denby becomes a seamstress after her husband Steve wastes their money on booze. Her employer provides her as an escort to accompany millionaire Roger Manning. Her husband tries ... See full summary »

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Cleo Ridgely ...
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Roger Manning
Horace B. Carpenter ...
Steve Denby
Ernest Joy ...
Mr. Hillary
Edythe Chapman ...
Mrs. Hillary
Raymond Hatton ...
Jimmy The Rat
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Mary Denby becomes a seamstress after her husband Steve wastes their money on booze. Her employer provides her as an escort to accompany millionaire Roger Manning. Her husband tries blackmailing Manning and is later killed by the police, leaving Mary free to wed the millionaire. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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The role of "Mary Denby" was first assigned to Edna Goodrich, and a good portion of the film was in the can when her drinking problem became so severe that Cecil B. DeMille fired her and shut down production long enough to find a new star, Cleo Ridgely. DeMille was then forced to continue directing The Cheat (1915) during the day while directing the re-shoots of this movie at night. See more »

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Remade as Forbidden Fruit (1921) See more »

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D.W. Griffith, Jeanie Macpherson and DeMille
28 November 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Having worked as an actress with D.W. Griffith, Jeanie Macpherson joined forces with Cecil B. DeMille to write screenplays for his films. She learned her writing skills from Griffith who also started out as an actor and began to write his own material. It seems that via Macpherson, DeMille was tutored by Griffith to write this film.


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