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Janice Meredith (1924)

Passed | | Drama, History, Romance | 8 December 1924 (USA)
It is 1774, the eve of the American War of Independence. Janice comes from a Tory household. She cavorts with American and British alike, is pursued by Charles Fownes, patriot and friend of... See full summary »

Director:

E. Mason Hopper

Writers:

Paul Leicester Ford (novel), Lillie Hayward (adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marion Davies ... Janice Meredith
Holbrook Blinn ... Lord John Clowes
Harrison Ford ... Charles Fownes
Macklyn Arbuckle ... Squire Meredith
Hattie Delaro Hattie Delaro ... Mrs. Meredith
Olin Howland ... Philemon Hennion
Spencer Charters ... Squire Hennion
May Vokes May Vokes ... Susie (as Mae Vokes)
Mildred Arden Mildred Arden ... Tabitha Larkin
Joseph Kilgour ... George Washington
Douglas Stevenson ... Sir Frederick Mobray
George Nash ... Lord Howe
W.C. Fields ... A British Sergeant
George Siegmann ... Colonel Rahl
Helen Lee Worthing Helen Lee Worthing ... Mrs. Loring
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Storyline

It is 1774, the eve of the American War of Independence. Janice comes from a Tory household. She cavorts with American and British alike, is pursued by Charles Fownes, patriot and friend of General Washington. Fields is a comic, drunken British sergeant. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Drama | History | Romance | War

Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1924 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Heldenmädchen von Trenton See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Silent

Color:

Color (2-strip Technicolor) (finale)| Black and White

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

18th century Trenton, New Jersey, was recreated as an outdoor set, built in Plattsburgh, New York. The set included two streets, each 800 feet long, and forty-six houses. See more »

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Featured in Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies (2001) See more »

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Big Budget Hollywood History
21 March 2001 | by psteierSee all my reviews

Mainly a Marion Davies vehicle as she helps Paul Revere find out that the British are coming and helps George Washington find out the location of the British troops when he crossed the Delaware to attack Trenton.

Very nice costumes for both men and woman, but the action sequences (Paul Revere's ride and Washington crossing the Delaware) are too long and the love story does not generate much heat.


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