Her Big Story (1913)

Beatrice Nevin, the "Union's" utility woman, did "space" writing for a living, which is another way of saying that Beatrice was very poor. Joel Hammond, the business managing editor, grew ... See full summary »

Director:

Allan Dwan

Writer:

Richard Washburn Child (story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
J. Warren Kerrigan ... Joel Hammond - the Managing Editor
Charlotte Burton ... Beatrice Nevin
Jack Richardson ... The Mayor
William Tedmarsh William Tedmarsh ... The City Editor
George Periolat ... George Huestiss - the Banker
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Beatrice Nevin, the "Union's" utility woman, did "space" writing for a living, which is another way of saying that Beatrice was very poor. Joel Hammond, the business managing editor, grew very fond of Beatrice for he was a bachelor and a much abused newspaper man. The owner of the "Union" was a mysterious personage whom the staff discussed in whispers. Beatrice then was seized with a mania to pry into the city affairs of the "boss" and see what story she might uncover. From then on she shadowed the mayor and neglected her regular work, and one day when Joel could no longer stand her charming beauty, he kissed her and they plighted their troth then and there, although Joel, as managing editor warned her not to go too far on the Big Story. One day the mysterious boss, George Huestiss, owner of the "Union" motored to the mayor's home. Later, with Beatrice hot on the trail, the mayor came out with Hueatiss and they dismissed the chauffeur. This aroused Beatrice's suspicions and climbing ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 1913 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This is not a powerful photoplay
9 September 2017 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

A newspaper story by Richard Wasburn Child. This is not a powerful photoplay, but clean-cut and holds the interest well. Warren Kerrigan and Jack Richardson appear and the part of the girl reporter is well assumed. Graft is the keynote of the story, which is quite entertaining. - The Moving Picture World, May 31, 1913


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