Occupying a menial position as maid to the Warrentons, an ostentatious family whose chief ambition is social recognition and the marrying of their daughter to a man of money. Betty ... See full summary »

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Lois Weber (scenario)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Lois Weber ... Betty the Maid
Phillips Smalley ... Bert Royal
Lule Warrenton ... Mrs. Warrenton
Ramona Langley Ramona Langley ... Miss Warrenton
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Occupying a menial position as maid to the Warrentons, an ostentatious family whose chief ambition is social recognition and the marrying of their daughter to a man of money. Betty cherishes a secret ambition to be a lady just once. This opportunity is granted her unexpectedly when the Warrentons close their summer home and leave for two months visit to the seashore. The servants are given a vacation for that period. Bowing to the temptation, Betty draws her savings, amounting to $500, and decides to make one supreme effort to realize her dream. She slips away in secret, renews her wardrobe, and registers at a renowned beach resort hotel. Blessed with physical beauty and carriage, liberally enhanced by her carefully selected wardrobe, her dainty appearance captivates the guests at the hotel, likewise engendering an air of romantic mystery. Bert Royal, considered in social circles the catch of the season, becomes interested in Betty, particularly so when she deliberately snubs him, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 1913 (USA) See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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