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Janice Meredith (1924)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  8 December 1924 (USA)
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It is 1774, the eve of the American War of Independence. Janice comes from a Tory household. She cavorts with American and British alike, is pursued by Charles Fownes, patriot and friend of... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Janice Maredith
Harrison Ford ...
Charles Fownes
Macklyn Arbuckle ...
Squire Meredith
Joseph Kilgour ...
George Nash ...
Lord Howe
Tyrone Power Sr. ...
Lord Cornwallis (as Tyrone Power)
May Vokes ...
Susie
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A British Sergeant
Olin Howland ...
Philemon (as Olin Howlin)
Hattie Delaro ...
Mrs. Meredith
Spencer Charters ...
Squire Hennion
Douglas Stevenson ...
Capt. Mowbrary
Helen Lee Worthing ...
Mrs. Loring
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lionel Adams ...
Mrs. Macklyn Arbuckle ...
Martha Washington
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Storyline

It is 1774, the eve of the American War of Independence. Janice comes from a Tory household. She cavorts with American and British alike, is pursued by Charles Fownes, patriot and friend of General Washington. Fields is a comic, drunken British sergeant. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Comedy | Romance

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8 December 1924 (USA)  »

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The Beautiful Rebel  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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In order to shoot the scene where George Washington and his men cross the Delaware river, a major swath of the frozen Saranac River in New York had to be dynamited and then populated with 1400 extras in rowboats. See more »

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21 March 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Mainly a Marion Davies vehicle as she helps Paul Revere find out that the British are coming and helps George Washington find out the location of the British troops when he crossed the Delaware to attack Trenton.

Very nice costumes for both men and woman, but the action sequences (Paul Revere's ride and Washington crossing the Delaware) are too long and the love story does not generate much heat.


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