Lovely Mary

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Lovely Mary
Directed byEdgar Jones
Produced byLouis B. Mayer
Written byRichard Barry
StarringMary Miles Minter
Distributed byMetro Pictures
Release date
1916-03-13 United States
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent
English intertitles

Lovely Mary is a 1916 silent drama movie directed by Edgar Jones.[1]

Plot[change | change source]

Mary and her cousin Clairborne are the last descendants of the Lane family. They announce they are selling their land. Two land scouts come over to buy their property. One of them is Roland Manning who falls in love with Mary. The other is Wade Dempster who tries to get his hand on their home by getting Clairborne drunk. One of the townsfolk finds out of Dempster's way of buying the land and tries to stop it. Dempster defends himself by shooting him and next blames Manning for the murder. It doesn't take long before Manning is found guilty and receives a life prison sentence.

Mary tries to set him free and turns to the law to help him. Mary's former sweetheart Oscar witnessed the murder and finally admits Dempster shot him. Roland is set free and marries Mary. They keep the land and start a family living happily ever after.[2][3]

Cast[change | change source]

  • Mary Miles Minter - Mary Lane
  • Frank DeVernon - Claiborne Ogilvie Lane
  • Russell Simpson - Peter Nelson
  • Schuyler Ladd - Oscar Nelson
  • Ferdinand Tidmarsh - Wade Dempster
  • Myra Brooks - Aunt Becky
  • Harry Blakemore - Uncle Joe
  • Thomas Carrigan - Ronald Manning

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