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A Nine O'Clock Town

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A Nine O'Clock Town
A Nine O
Film still
Directed byVictor Schertzinger
Screenplay byVictor Schertzinger
Produced byThomas H. Ince
StarringCharles Ray
Jane Novak
Otto Hoffman
Gertrude Claire
Catherine Young
Dorcas Matthews
CinematographyChester A. Lyons
Production
companies
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Thomas H. Ince Corporation
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • July 28, 1918 (1918-07-28)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

A Nine O'Clock Town is a 1918 American comedy silent film written and directed by Victor Schertzinger. The film stars Charles Ray, Jane Novak, Otto Hoffman, Gertrude Claire, Catherine Young, and Dorcas Matthews. The film was released on July 28, 1918, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2] It is not known whether the film currently survives,[3] and it may be a lost film.

Plot

As described in a film magazine,[4] David Clary has big ideas on how to run a store, but John Clary, his crusty old dad, lets his business run downhill. David goes to the big city and while working as a clerk in a department store absorbs a few more pointers. He is also fleeced by a cabaret habitué (Young). Finally, his father sends for him to rejuvenate the "Emporium." By employing the town band and advertising, he fills the store with customers. The cabaret girl comes to town on the pretext of returning his watch and lures him to her hotel room. Here her fake husband (Ross) blackmails the young manager, but is exposed when he comes to collect $5000 from David by the corset model (Matthews), who swears that he is her husband. Selling out the store to a syndicate for a large sum saves David from bankruptcy and he takes his chief clerk and constant adviser Katherine Farrell (Novak) as his life partner.

Cast

References

  1. ^ Janiss Garza (2015). "A-Nine-O-Clock-Town - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes - NYTimes.com". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  2. ^ "A Nine O'Clock Town (1918) - Overview - TCM.com". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  3. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: A Nine O'Clock Town at silentera.com
  4. ^ "Reviews: A Nine O'Clock Town". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 7 (7): 31. August 17, 1918.


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