The Recreation of an Heiress (1910)

The designing mother strongly advises her son to look about for a wife with money, and let money play the important factor in the affair rather than love. The mother receives a letter which... See full summary »

Director:

Frank Powell

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Cast

Credited cast:
Grace Henderson Grace Henderson ... The Mother
Verner Clarges Verner Clarges ... The Father
Charles West Charles West ... The Son
Stephanie Longfellow Stephanie Longfellow ... The Heiress
Claire McDowell ... The Heiress' Maid
W.C. Robinson W.C. Robinson ... The Butler
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Florence Barker ... Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed)
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Storyline

The designing mother strongly advises her son to look about for a wife with money, and let money play the important factor in the affair rather than love. The mother receives a letter which seems ominous, as it reads: "Dear Friend, I am sending my niece, whom you have never seen, to you for a little recreation. As you know, she is an heiress now, so kindly gratify her every whim." The very chance, so when the young lady arrives with her maid the boy immediately gets busy. The heiress, of course, is wise, and realizes this is no place for her to recreate. However, she feels she must deliver a jolt to this family of fortune hunters, and hence she writes the following letter: "Friend, By chance I learned that the heiress at your house changed places with her maid before arriving. If you are after her money you had better make up to the maid. A Friend." The son at once shifts his attentions to the maid and the niece allows him to go far enough to embarrass himself upon the disclosure when... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Short

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 1910 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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Biograph Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the drama White Roses (1910). See more »

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