In a short prologue, Gunpowder Wetherill, a millionaire chemist, discovers the formula for making noiseless gunpowder and at once telegraphs Washington of his success. The War and Navy ... See full summary »

Director:

Fred Mace

Writer:

Elaine S. Carrington (scenario) (as Elaine Sterne)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Marguerite Marsh ... Hope Frenchman (as Margarita Loveridge)
Mary Charleson ... Irene Wetherill
Caroline Rankin ... Miss Alstyne
Kathleen Hammond Kathleen Hammond ... Miss Alstyne
Catherine Proctor Catherine Proctor ... La Belle
Harry Kendall Harry Kendall ... Van Alstyne
William Mandeville William Mandeville ... Wetherill
Johnny Doyle Johnny Doyle ... Undetermined Role
David Andrada ... Undetermined Role
Gertrude Barrett Gertrude Barrett ... Undetermined Role
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In a short prologue, Gunpowder Wetherill, a millionaire chemist, discovers the formula for making noiseless gunpowder and at once telegraphs Washington of his success. The War and Navy Departments tell him to take the formula and proceed to Hampton Roads, where all tests will be made. The secret of the discovery is closely guarded. But an indiscreet young under-secretary lets slip a stray word to a reporter regarding the new discovery and the newspapers seize upon it and make it public. Into an international conspiracy to rob Wetherill of his formula is thrust Hope Flannigan, a little slavey employed as a dishwasher in a small Sixth Avenue restaurant conducted by Gaston, a spy employed by a foreign government. He and his woman confederate, La Belle, receive instructions to gain possession of the formula. Wetherill has a daughter, Irene, and Gaston determines to obtain the formula and marry the daughter as well. But he reckons without the sentimental Madame Claire, cashier of Maison ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

20 December 1914 (USA) See more »

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Flamingo Film Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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