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Beauty's Worth (1922)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | 14 May 1922 (USA)
Prudence Cole is an unsophisticated Quaker girl being raised by her two aunts. Prudence is flirted with by snobbish Henry Garrison, who actually disdains the girl for her lack of ... See full summary »

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... Prudence Cole
... Cheyne Rovein
... Amy Tillson
... Mrs. Garrison
Lydia Yeamans Titus ... Jane
... Henry Garrison
Antrim Short ... Tommy
Thomas Jefferson ... Peter
... Aunt Elizabeth Whitney
Aileen Manning ... Aunt Cynthia Whitney
Gordon Dooley ... Doll (in charade scene)
Johnny Dooley ... Soldier (in charade scene)
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Prudence Cole is an unsophisticated Quaker girl being raised by her two aunts. Prudence is flirted with by snobbish Henry Garrison, who actually disdains the girl for her lack of worldliness and savoir faire. When Henry and his friends try to embarrass her at a posh resort, Prudence turns the tables on them. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Edward Lorusso is producing a limited-release DVD, which will appear in early 2017. This restored version, with music by Ben Model is now on DVD. See more »

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Featured in Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies (2001) See more »

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A pleasant morality tale
11 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

Marion Davies is a Quaker girl raised strictly by her two aunts. She goes to a fancy resort with childhood friend Hallam Cooley and his mother. Though she has a longstanding crush on him, he does not reciprocate, instead he is interested in a well dressed golddigger. To get his interest, Marion Davies allows rich and bored artist Forrest Stanley to dress her up and stars in his charade play, but when he does become interested, she realizes that he is only interested in the surface and goes for the artist instead.

Most interesting for the doll charade scene, where Marion Davies gets to act. The women's costumes are in the best Hollywood tradition.


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