Young Artie Hamilton gets expelled from college, and his angered father--a wealthy railroad baron--throws him out of the house. Artie tells his father that within a year he'll have made enough money that he could buy his father's railroad. Soon afterwards Artie falls for a young girl he sees at a girls' school, Annabelle Willowboy. When he discovers that Annabelle is being courted by wealthy Uriah Updike, and that Updike's father owns property on which Artie's own father intends to build a branch of his railroad, Artie sees a chance to make his boast to his father come true--but it will take some scheming and trickery to do so, something Artie is fully prepared to do. Written by
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(1907). Stage Play: Artie. Comedy. Written by George Ade
. Garrick Theatre: 28 Oct- 1907- Nov 1907 (closing date unknown/22 performances). Cast: Joseph Brennan, George A. Cameron, Herbert Cole, Daniel Corse, Frank Craven, J.W. Cunningham, Louis R. Grisel, William Harrigan
, Sidney Irving, James A. Leahy, Hale Norcross, Joseph M. Sparks, James Stewart, Frederick Wallace, Lawrence Wheat, Thomas H. Wilson. Produced by Charles B. Dillingham
. Note: Filmed by The Vitagraph Company of America [distributed by V-L-S-E] as Artie, the Millionaire Kid
(1916). See more