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1930
1h 3m
Drama/Music/Romance
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Cast

Corinne Griffith (Hester Bevins)Grant Withers (Gerald)Montagu Love (Charles Wheeler)Hallam Cooley (Al Bloom)Vivien Oakland (Kitty)Geneva Mitchell (Babe)William Bailey (Ed)Louise Beavers (Nellie - Hester's Maid)Louise Carver (Masseuse)John Elliott (Hot Springs Hotel Baggage Clerk)Dee Loretta (Aunt Aggie Simms)James A. Marcus (Judge)Broderick O'Farrell (Doctor)Virginia Sale (Miss Flanagan - Wheeler's Secretary)

Director

William A. Seiter

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Synopsis

Hester is bored with Gerald who loves her - bored with the Finley Department store - and bored with Demopolis. She leaves town with a traveling salesman named Bloom and the clothes on her back. They go to New York where she moves up to mistress of Mr. Wheeler and is well cared for. When the gang decides to vacation at Lake Placid, Hester is dropped off at Demopolis to see how the old town looks after four years. She sees Gerald and he thinks she is a successful career woman and he still wants to marry her. But it will never happen so Gerald joins the Army to fight in the Great War.

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