Polly Ann (1917)

Young Polly-Ann works in a small town inn as a maidservant. A troupe of actors comes to town and the innocent girl falls in love with one of its members. Howard Straightlane is sent to the ... See full summary »

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Charles Miller (as Charles A. Miller)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bessie Love ... Polly Ann
J.P. Lockney J.P. Lockney ... Simpkins
Rowland V. Lee ... Howard Straightlane
William Ellingford William Ellingford ... Squire Bacon
Darrell Foss Darrell Foss ... Hubert de Courcey
Alfred Hollingsworth Alfred Hollingsworth ... Junius Trewalker
Josephine Headley Josephine Headley ... Mrs. Porter
Walt Whitman Walt Whitman
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Young Polly-Ann works in a small town inn as a maidservant. A troupe of actors comes to town and the innocent girl falls in love with one of its members. Howard Straightlane is sent to the small town by his father, to work as a schoolteacher in hopes of smartening up the young man from his wild ways. Howard soon meets Polly-Ann and saves her from the unscrupulous actor, meanwhile Howard's father has discovered Polly-Ann is his niece and sends for her. Another niece, greedily tries to force Polly to give her, all of her share of the family fortune. Upon hearing this the father insists that Polly return and since she and Howard have fallen in love, his son is now forgiven. Written by Pamela Short

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

9 September 1917 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pernickety Polly Ann See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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