Flying to Fortune (1912)

A wealthy old man, who has been a semi-invalid for years, is informed by his physician that his case is hopeless. The invalid decides to put "his home in order." Therefore it is a matter of... See full summary »

Director:

George Nichols

Writer:

Lloyd Lonergan (scenario)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Florence La Badie ... The Wealthy Old Man's Daughter
James Cruze ... The Daughter's Sweetheart
Marguerite Snow ... The Scheming Aunt
George Nichols ... The Lawyer
Joseph Graybill ... The Invalid Father
William Russell ... The Doctor
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A wealthy old man, who has been a semi-invalid for years, is informed by his physician that his case is hopeless. The invalid decides to put "his home in order." Therefore it is a matter of gratification to him when he sees that his only daughter and the young partner in whom he implicitly relies seems to be mutually attracted. The partner is called to Europe just before the doctor gives his verdict, hut the invalid makes "everything all right" in his will. He provides that the bulk of his estate shall go to the girl, if she marries the partner within one year from the hour of her father's death. Should she fail to comply, the property reverts to her father's sister. This unique document pleases the girl, and the partner is willing to carry the provisions into effect, for he loves her. In fact, had it not been for the aunt, the entire affair would have been commonplace. The elder woman was jealous, however, and aided and advised by a dishonest lawyer, who was in love with her, she ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Drama | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 1912 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Florida, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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