Marrying Money (1915)

Ted Vandeveer, a lawyer without clients, receives notice that he has been included in his rich uncle's will, he and his partner, James Sweeney, are excited, then they find that Ted's cousin... See full summary »

Director:

James Young

Writers:

Bertram Marburgh (play), Washington Pezet (play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Clara Kimball Young ... Mildred Niles
Ina Brooks Ina Brooks ... Mildred's Mother
Chester Barnett ... Ted Vandeveer
William Jefferson ... James Sweeney (as William W. Jefferson)
Winthrop Chamberlain ... French Count
Cyril Chadwick Cyril Chadwick ... Archie Vandeveer
Alice Gordon Alice Gordon ... Cyril's Mother
Edward Kimball ... Lyman Niles
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Ted Vandeveer, a lawyer without clients, receives notice that he has been included in his rich uncle's will, he and his partner, James Sweeney, are excited, then they find that Ted's cousin Archie inherited nearly everything. With the $700 left after paying their creditors, Ted and James go to a fashionable resort, where the hotel clerk mistakenly puts them in the exclusive suite reserved for Archie. Passing for a wealthy man, Ted attracts many eligible girls, among them Mildred Niles, the daughter of a wealthy broker. After Mildred and Ted become engaged, James encourages him to elope before the money runs out. When Mildred's father announces that he lost his fortune in the market, Mildred's mother persuades Mildred to elope before the news is known. Three days into their honeymoon, Mildred and Ted mutually confess their poverty and unable to pay their hotel bill, until Ted learns of a codicil to the will stating that he really inherited a million dollars. It was intentionally kept ... Written by Pamela Short

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lost film | based on play | See All (2) »

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 1915 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Marriage a la Carte See more »

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World Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Alternate Versions

Re-issued in a re-edited version with new titles, as Marriage à la Carte (1916). See more »

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