The Ever-Gallant Marquis (1914)

The Marquis was the pest of the hotel. His impulsive, romantic disposition, coupled with an entirely un-American manner of expression, made every man in the hotel extremely anxious to show ... See full summary »

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Ashley Miller

Writer:

Ashley Miller (scenario)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Harry Beaumont ... The Marquis
Edward Earle ... Henry
Bessie Learn ... Alice
Charles Sutton Charles Sutton
Elizabeth Miller Elizabeth Miller
Bliss Milford Bliss Milford
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The Marquis was the pest of the hotel. His impulsive, romantic disposition, coupled with an entirely un-American manner of expression, made every man in the hotel extremely anxious to show the Marquis the interesting possibilities of a coach whip. For the Marquis lavished his attentions upon every woman in the hotel. It made not the slightest difference to him if she were single, married or engaged. For each he was a devoted slave, filled with oily smirks and sleek insinuations. One day the Marquis disappeared for a time, and returned, honi soit qui mal y pense, with a garter. This article of apparel, he proudly informed the men, he intended to give to one of the ladies in their party as a slight token of his esteem. Henry promptly wagered the Marquis that none of the ladies would accept his present. It was agreed that the attempted act of presentation should take place on the evening of a large masquerade ball at the hotel. On the evening of the dance the Marquis pursued Alice to a ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 1914 (USA) See more »

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Edison Company See more »
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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the comedy An Up-to-Date Courtship (1914). See more »

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Good light comedy
9 December 2018 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

An entertaining half-reel comedy, with Harry Beaumont appearing as the marquis. His proposed present of a valuable garter to one of the ladies gets him into a duel. Good light comedy. - The Moving Picture World, August 1, 1914


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