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~Mademoiselle Modiste~
~2-17: Corinne Griffith~
~Plot Synopsis~
Hiram Bent, a St. Louis hat dealer, goes to Paris with his conservative, prudish wife. At a fashion
show, Madame Claire fails to interest them and sends for Fifi, a particularly successful model and
saleswoman who makes a large sale and wins Hiram's admiration. While delivering a hat to the
fiancée of Étienne Du Beauvray, Fifi complains to an officer (actually Étienne) about his horse
destroying the hat; so Fifi is forced to improvise a hat for Marianne. Later, Étienne meets Fifi at the
salon, and a romance develops. Impressed by her sales ability, Bent buys out Madame Claire and
establishes Fifi as "Mademoiselle Modiste." Étienne, suspicious of ent's activities, challenges him to
a duel, but the misunderstanding is soon cleared up and Fifi is happily united with Étienne.  

Plot Synopsis from
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Written by:
Adelaide Heilbron - adaptation
Ralph Spence - titles

Based on the novel Mademoiselle Modiste, a Comic Opera by Henry
Martyn Blossom, Victor Herbert (New York, 1905).

Corinne Griffith ...Fifi
Norman Kerry ...Etienne
Willard Louis ...Hiram Bent
Dorothy Cumming ...Marianne
Rose Dione ...Madame Claire
Peggy Blake ...Undetermined Role (uncredited)
~Remaining Credits~

Production Company: Corinne Griffith Productions

Distribution Company: First National Pictures

Executive Producer: Corinne Griffith
Cinematography by: George Barnes
Film Editing by: Cyril Gardner
Art Direction by: John Hughes
Production Manager: Scott R. Beal

Length: 7 Reels
Runtime: 70 Minutes
Released: March 21, 1926