~Footlights and Shadows~
1920
~Ivo Dawson & Olive Thomas~
~Plot Synopsis~
Gloria Dawn (Olive Thomas), a fortune-hunting follies star, begins to question her engagement to
wealthy Peter Shaw (Ivo Dawson) after meeting an amnesiac young man who stumbles into her
apartment one night. Under doctor's orders that he not be moved, Gloria nurses the stranger back
to health, although his memory fails to return. Gloria falls in love with her patient and, upon
discovering that he is millionaire sportsman Jerry O'Farrell (Alex Onslow), rushes home to restore
his identity, only to find that he has gone. Amnesia continues to plague Jerry, and he soon forgets
both Gloria's name and address. While he is attending a show at the follies, a fire breaks out, and
Gloria, recognizing her lover in the audience, rushes to save him. Meanwhile, Shaw, who has
discovered Gloria's feelings for Jerry, accosts her. Jerry, who has finally regained his memory,
intercedes and rescues Gloria, and the two discover their mutual love.

Plot Synopsis is a combination of Plot Synopses from allmovie.com and afi.com
Directed by: John W. Noble    

Written by:  
Bradley King - story
R. Cecil Smith - scenario

Based on the short story "Out of the Night" by Josephine Miller
(publication undetermined).
~Cast~

Olive Thomas ...  Gloria Dawn
Alex Onslow ...  Jerry O'Farrell
Ivo Dawson ...  Peter Shaw
Mr. Farrell ...  Doctor
May Hicks ...  Colored Mammy
E. Van Beusen ...  Mr. Johnson / Frannk Reynolds
A.H. Busby ...  Detective
Robert Lee Keeling ...  Manager
~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released by: Selznick Pictures Corporation

Cinematography by: John W. Brown

Length: 5 Reels
Runtime: 50 Minutes
Released: February, 1920
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