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His Majesty, Bunker Bean (1918)

Bashful stenographer Bunker Bean ( Jack Pickford ), works for wealthy businessman Jim Breede by day and by night theosophist Prof. Balthasar, who convinces Bean that he is the reincarnation... See full summary »

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(as William D. Taylor)

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(scenario), (novel)

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... Bunker Bean
... Breede's daughter ('The Flapper')
Jack McDonald ... Jim Breede
Frances Clanton ... Mrs. Wife
Peggy O'Connell ... Breede's oldest daughter
... Older Mrs. Breede
... The greatest pitcher (as Hart Hoxie)
... Professor Balthasar
Edith M. Lessing ... Countess Casanova
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Bashful stenographer Bunker Bean ( Jack Pickford ), works for wealthy businessman Jim Breede by day and by night theosophist Prof. Balthasar, who convinces Bean that he is the reincarnation of Napoleon and, more remotely, of the great Egyptian king Ramses. His courage much bolstered by this revelation, Bean begins to deport himself with unaccustomed dignity and becomes a regular visitor to old Breede's estate, where he successfully courts the boss's daughter ( Louise Huff ), "The Flapper." With his $10,000 inheritance, Bean invests in a financial venture that nets him millions and purchases the alleged mummy of Ramses from the professor. After his marriage to The Flapper, Bean learns that the professor is a charlatan, and realizes that it is the belief in one's own strength of character that leads to success. Written by Pamela Short

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8 April 1918 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Candeur  »

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1.33 : 1
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