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The Woman from Mellon's (1910)

Harry Townsend, a young stock broker, is in love with the pretty daughter of James Petersby, a Wall Street magnate, and as Harry is a very promising young fellow, he gives his consent to ... See full summary »

Director:

D.W. Griffith

Writer:

D.W. Griffith

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Cast

Credited cast:
Billy Quirk ... Harry Townsend (as William A. Quirk)
George Nichols ... James Petersby
Mary Pickford ... Mary Petersby - James' Daughter
James Kirkwood ... The Minister
Linda Arvidson ... The Detective
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dorothy Bernard
Kate Bruce ... Maid
Charles Craig Charles Craig ... Detective / Policeman
Frank Evans Frank Evans ... Butler
Francis J. Grandon ... In First Office / In Second Office
Ruth Hart Ruth Hart ... Maid
Guy Hedlund ... Butler
Dell Henderson ... In Second Office
Henry Lehrman ... In Second Office
Owen Moore
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Harry Townsend, a young stock broker, is in love with the pretty daughter of James Petersby, a Wall Street magnate, and as Harry is a very promising young fellow, he gives his consent to the match. Harry, however, is hard hit by the panic, and loses practically all. This changes the color of things and the young lover is forbidden the wealthy man's house. Despairing, he goes to look for employment, and in answer to the "ad" of a detective agency, he finds the chief an old friend of his, hence he gets the job. He then goes to see his sweetheart to inform her of his success, but the father catches him and puts him out, suspecting they are planning to elope. Petersby then writes a letter to the Mellon Detective Agency to send to his house a reliable strong woman as guard and companion for his daughter whom he suspects is bent on eloping. This happens to be the agency with which Harry has connected and he prevails upon the chief to be allowed the assignment. He then procures the wardrobe ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 1910 (USA) See more »

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Biograph Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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