~Janice Meredith~
1924
Following a disappointment in love, Lord Brereton assumes the name of Charles Fownes, arranges
passage to the American Colonies as a bondservant, and finds a place with Squire Meredith, a
wealthy New Jersey landowner. When Charles falls in love with the squire's daughter, Janice, she is
sent to live with an aunt in Boston. Janice learns of the planned British troop movement to the
Lexington arsenal and gives the warning that results in Paul Revere's ride. Charles reveals his true
station and becomes an aide to Washington. When he is captured by the British, Janice arranges his
escape and later helps him learn the disposition of the British troops at Trenton. Janice returns to
her home and agrees to marry Philemon Hennion, an aristocrat of her father's choosing. Charles
and some Continental troops halt the wedding and confiscate the Meredith lands. Janice flees to
Philadelphia, and Charles follows her. He is arrested but is freed when the British general, Howe,
recognizes Charles as his old friend, Lord Brereton. Janice and her father retire with the British to
Yorktown. During the bombardment by Washington's forces, Lord Clowes binds Janice and abducts
her in his coach. Charles rescues her. With peace restored, Janice and Charles meet at Mount
Vernon, where they are to be married in the presence of President Washington.  

Plot Synopsis from afi.com
~Cast~

Marion Davies ...  Janice Maredith
Harrison Ford ...  Charles Fownes
Macklyn Arbuckle ...  Squire Meredith
Joseph Kilgour ...  Gen. George Washington
George Nash ...  Lord Howe
Tyrone Power Sr. ...  Lord Cornwallis
May Vokes ...  Susie
W.C. Fields ...  A British Sergeant
Olin Howland ...  Philemon
Hattie Delaro ...  Mrs. Meredith
Spencer Charters ...  Squire Hennion
Douglas Stevenson ...  Capt. Mowbrary
Helen Lee Worthing ...  Mrs. Loring
Lionel Adams ...  Thomas Jefferson
Mrs. Macklyn Arbuckle ...  Martha Washington
Mildred Arden ...  Tabitha Larkin
Edwin Argus ...  Louis XVI
Lee Beggs ...  Benjamin Franklin
Holbrook Blinn ...  Lord Clowes
George Cline ...  Trooper Heirich Bruner
Princess Marie De Bourbon ...  Marie Antoinette
Harlan Knight ...  Theodore Larkin
Nicolai Koesberg ...  Lafayette
Walter Law ...  Gen. Charles Lee
Isadore Marcil ...  Inn-keeper (as Isadore Marcel)
Ken Maynard ...  Paul Revere
Burton McEvilly ...  Alexander Hamilton
Edgar Nelson ...  Tailor
Wilfred Noy ...  Dr. Joseph Warren
Colonel Patterson ...  Maj. Pitcairn
Jerry Peterson ...  Cato
Joe Raleigh ...  Arthur Lee
Wilson Reynolds ...  Parson McClave
Byron Russell ...  Capt. Parker
George Siegmann ...  Col. Rahl
Robert Thorne ...  Patrick Henry
Keane Waters ...  Servant
Florence Turner ...  Bit (uncredited)
~51-168: Helen Lee Worthing & Marion Davies~
Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Written by: Lillie Hayward - writer

Based on the novel  Janice Meredith, a Story of the American Revolution  by
Paul Leicester Ford (New York, 1899).
~Plot Synopsis~
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~Remaining Credits~

Produced by: Cosmopolitan Productions

Released by: Metro-Goldwyn Pictures Corporation

Cinematography by: George Barnes & Ira H. Morgan
Film Editing by: Walter Futter
Art Direction by: Joseph Urban    
Costume Design by: Gretl Urban Thurlow  
Assistant Director: E.J. Babille  

Length: 11 Reels
Runtime: 118 Minutes
Released: December 8, 1924
~51-77: Olin Howland & Marion
Davies~
~51-94: Macklyn Arbuckle~
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