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Something to Think About (1920)

Wealthy cripple Markley finances the education of blacksmith's daughter Ruth. When she returns to their small town he asks to marry her, but she runs off with city worker Jim Dirk who is ... See full summary »

Director:

Cecil B. DeMille

Writer:

Jeanie Macpherson (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elliott Dexter ... David Markely
Gloria Swanson ... Ruth Anderson
Monte Blue ... Jim Dirk
Theodore Roberts ... Luke Anderson
Claire McDowell ... Housekeeper
Michael D. Moore ... Bobby Markely (as Mickey Moore)
Julia Faye ... Alice Blair - Banker's Daughter
Jim Mason ... Country Masher
Tôgô Yamamoto Tôgô Yamamoto ... Servant
Theodore Kosloff ... Clown
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Storyline

Wealthy cripple Markley finances the education of blacksmith's daughter Ruth. When she returns to their small town he asks to marry her, but she runs off with city worker Jim Dirk who is then killed in a subway accident. Markley offers to marry her in name only to protect her new son. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Both of their hearts fed only on memories.Both of their lives seemed ruined. Behind them- folly. Before them- wealth without love. (Print ad- Watertown Daily Times, ((Watertown, NY)) 21 August 1921) See more »

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

17 October 1920 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Den Stærkere sejrer See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$169,330 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$9,158,489
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Elliott Dexter was recovering from an illness at the time. His condition, which left him "slightly lamed," was incorporated into the screenplay. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Gloria Swanson (1961) See more »

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