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Judy of Rogue's Harbor

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Judy of Rogue's Harbor
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Directed byWilliam Desmond Taylor
Written byClara Beranger (scenario)
Based onJudy of Rogue's Harbor
by Grace Miller White
StarringMary Miles Minter
CinematographyJames Van Trees
Distributed byRealart Pictures Corporation
Release date
  • February 29, 1920 (1920-02-29) (United States)
Running time
60 mins.
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Judy of Rogue's Harbor is a 1920 American silent drama film directed by William Desmond Taylor and starring Mary Miles Minter. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Grace Miller White. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed through Realart and Paramount Pictures.

Plot

As described in a film magazine,[1] Judy (Minter), a young woman of the country, lives with her stern grandfather (Roberts), her sister Olive (Ridgeway), and their cousin Denny (Lee), whom the old man, angry that his granddaughter Claudia eloped, mistreats. Their neighbor Jim Shuckles (Sears) aids the old man in his cruelty, hoping to win his aid in his conquest of Judy. Olive, who has been betrayed by Jim, warns her against him. Later Judy is told that Jim plans on throwing a bomb at Governor Kingsland (Standing) of the State. She is instrumental in saving his life and later prevents his confinement to a sanitarium on a trumped up charge of insanity. When a chain of historical events is uncovered that prove that Judy is the daughter of a former now-deceased friend of the Governor and is an heiress. After the marriage of Jim and Olive, and an adjustment of the affairs all around, there is a happy ending.

Cast

Survival status

As with many of Minter's films, Judy of Rogue's Harbor is considered lost.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Reviews: Judy of Rogue's Harbor". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 10 (9): 76. February 28, 1920.
  2. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: Judy of Rogue's Harbor at silentera.com
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