Emily Bennett, arriving in Palm Beach on a train, puts her head out of the window and her face is smudged black from the locomotive's coal smoke. She is mistaken for a black girl and this does oh so embarrass her two aunts who are hoping to join the Palm Beach social set. She later fails to impress playboy Jack Trotter when she bungles the christening of his motor-boat. Bungling right along, she bungles into some bootleggers who are loading liquor onto Jack's boats with intent to steal the boat. They have no wish of anyone knowing their intentions, so they kidnap Emily. As it turns out, the gangsters would have been better off by just leaving Emily where she was.
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The swiftest, most exciting race story ever written by the speed-story writer, Byron Morgan. (Print ad- DeRuyter Gleaner, ((DeRuyter, N. Y.)) 17 March 1927)
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(1917). Stage Play: Please Help Emily. Written by H.M. Harwood
. Lyceum Theatre: 14 Aug 1916- Sep 1916 (closing date unknown/40 performances). Cast: Joseph Allenton, Anton Ascher, Sydney Blair, Charles Cherry
, Hubert Druce
[credited as Herbert Druce], Ferdinand Gottschalk
, Alice Hale, John Harwood, J.J. Horowitz, Alice John Vernon Kelso Jeffreys Lewis
, Maud Milton
, Ann Murdock, Kenyon Musgrove, Ben Probst, Jules Raucourt. Produced by Charles Frohman Inc. Note: Filmed by Empire All Star Corp. [distributed by Mutual Film] as Please Help Emily
(1917), and by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [distributed by Paramount Pictures] as The Palm Beach Girl
(1926). See more
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