The Misleading Lady (1916)

Helen Steele, who has theatrical aspirations, has been told by Sidney Parker that, owing to her lack of stage experience he cannot entertain her proposition of giving her the leading part ... See full summary »

Director:

Arthur Berthelet

Writers:

Paul Dickey (play), Charles W. Goddard (play) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Henry B. Walthall ... Jack Craiger
Edna Mayo ... Helen Steele
Sidney Ainsworth ... Henry Tracey
Edward Arnold ... Sidney Parker
Harry Dunkinson Harry Dunkinson ... Boney
John Junior John Junior ... Keen Fitzpatrick
John Cossar ... John W. Cannell (as John H. Cossar)
Charles J. Stine Charles J. Stine ... Innkeeper
Grant Mitchell ... Stephen Weatherbee
Renee Clemmons Renee Clemmons ... Jane Wentworth
Frances Raymond Frances Raymond ... Mrs. Cannell
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Helen Steele, who has theatrical aspirations, has been told by Sidney Parker that, owing to her lack of stage experience he cannot entertain her proposition of giving her the leading part in his new production, "The Siren." Believing that she can get Parker to consent if she is persuasive enough, Helen has her fiancé, Henry Tracey, invite the theatrical manager to the party to be given by John W. Cannell so that she may work upon him. At the affair Helen manages to obtain Parker's consent to give her a trial it she is successful in having Jack Craigen, a friend of Cannell, who has been living in Patagonia for a long time and who is a woman hater, propose to her. Helen works her wiles upon the adamant Craigen and finally elicits a proposal from him. The guests in the next room, who have been listening, come out at the critical moment, and congratulate her. Craigen demands an explanation, and he is told that it is all a joke. He refuses to accept the incident in such a light, however, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 1916 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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