The Prince of Avenue A
|The Prince of Avenue A|
Contemporary lobby card
|Directed by||John Ford|
|Produced by||Carl Laemmle|
|Written by||Charles Dazey|
Frank Mitchell Dazey
Charles J. Wilson
|Starring||James J. Corbett|
|Cinematography||John W. Brown|
|Distributed by||Universal Film Manufacturing Company|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
As described in a film magazine, Barry O'Connor (Corbett), son of Patrick O'Connor (Cummings), plumber and political power, is called to the residence of William Tompkins (Vroom), Tammany man, whom he is to "put over" in the coming election. Here Barry meets Mary Tompkins (Warren), and mutual admiration results in an invitation to a social affair at the Tompkins home. At the affair Barry's crude ways bring forth criticism and he leaves, offended. His father threatens to withdraw his support of the candidate but later changes his mind. The rupture is later healed when Mary and her father attend a ward ball and Mary leads the grand march with Barry. This begins the romance that culminates in the marriage of Barry and Mary.
- James J. Corbett as Barry O'Connor
- Richard Cummings as Patrick O'Connor
- Cora Drew as Mary O'Connor
- Frederick Vroom as William Tompkins
- Mary Warren as Mary Tompkins
- George Fisher as Regie Vanderlip
- Harry Northrup as Edgar Jones
- Mark Fenton as Father O'Toole
- John Cook as Butler (credited as Johnnie Cooke)
- Lydia Yeamans Titus as Housekeeper
- "Progressive Silent Film List: The Prince of Avenue A". silentera.com. Retrieved March 1, 2008.
- "The Prince of Avenue A". American Silent Feature Film Survival Database. Retrieved January 10, 2014.
- "Reviews: The Prince of Avenue A". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 10 (5): 64. January 31, 1920.
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