Betty Takes a Hand (1918)

01/06/1918 (US) DramaRomanceComedy 1h 10m

Overview

Discovering that her father, Peter Marshall, had been defrauded by a business partner named James Bartlett, Betty goes to Los Angeles to visit her aunt, Mrs. Hamilton Haines, whose late husband had a hand in ruining Peter. Tom, Bartlett's son, has arranged a yachting trip for Mrs. Haines and her daughter Ida, and Ida, deciding that her cousin is too pretty to come along, persuades Betty to stay behind. Tom, on the way to the yacht after a quarrel with his father, passes the Haines mansion and, noticing a sign advertising room and board, stops. Meeting Betty who is posing as Miss Haines, Tom moves in and falls in love with his landlady. When Betty accidentally meets Tom's father, the old man is so captivated that he offers her $5,000 to marry his son. After Tom and Betty are married, when both fathers discover their in-laws' true identities they are first indignant but later are reconciled.

  1. John Francis Dillon

    Director

  2. Katherine Kavanaugh

    Writer

  3. Jack Cunningham

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Olive Thomas

    Olive Thomas

    Betty Marshall

  2. Frederick Vroom

    Frederick Vroom

    Peter Marshall

  3. Bliss Chevalier

    Mrs. Hamilton Hines

  4. Mary Warren

    Mary Warren

    Ida Hines

  5. George Hernandez

    George Hernandez

    James Bartlett

  6. Charles Gunn

    Charles Gunn

    Tom Bartlett

  7. Margaret Cullington

    Miss Catherine

  8. Graham Pettie

    Gardner

  9. June De Lisle

    Maid

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Betty Takes a Hand

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

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