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Heart of Gold (1919)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

Art student Annie Wilkes moves to New York after her mother dies, to seek fame and fortune. She takes a job in a dressmaking establishment owned by the rapacious Madame Estelle and enters a contest to design a standardized outfit for ...See moreArt student Annie Wilkes moves to New York after her mother dies, to seek fame and fortune. She takes a job in a dressmaking establishment owned by the rapacious Madame Estelle and enters a contest to design a standardized outfit for American women to wear during the war to help the conservation effort. Her design, called "Heart of Gold," submitted on the shop's letter-head, wins the $5,000 prize and becomes the rage of the city, but Madame Estelle claims credit for it and fires Annie. Annie's sweetheart Mike Monahan, hires a lawyer to help, but the lawyer steals her original drawing and becomes Madame Estelle's partner. After Annie goes to jail under an assumed name for attempting to retrieve her drawing, Mike, with the help of the newspapers, proves her case. When he locates Annie, their romance is accompanied by her acclaim as a designer. Written by Pamela Short See less
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Clara Beranger (scenario) (as Clara S. Beranger) | Lucy Sarver (story)
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Updated Jan 27, 1919

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Jan 27, 1919 (United States)

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Louise Huff
Annie Wilkes Annie Wilkes   See fewer
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Grace Barton
May Weatherbee May Weatherbee   See fewer
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Marion Barney
Madame Estelle Madame Estelle   See fewer
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Johnny Hines
Mike Monahan Mike Monahan   See fewer
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Robert Fischer
Jack Levinsky Jack Levinsky   See fewer
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Tony Merlo
Harry Collins (as Anthony Merlo) Harry Collins (as Anthony Merlo)   See fewer
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William A. Williams
Madame Estelle's Husband (as William Williams) Madame Estelle's Husband (as William Williams)   See fewer
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Margaret Vaughan
Fleurette of the Follies (as Peggy Vaughan) Fleurette of the Follies (as Peggy Vaughan)   See fewer
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Louis Reinhard
Don Dargent (as Louis Rheinhardt) Don Dargent (as Louis Rheinhardt)   See fewer
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