~Milestones~
1920
~106-19: Lewis Stone & Alice Hollister~
~Plot Synopsis~
When 1860 ushers in the era of iron ships, Richard Sibley, a builder of wooden ships, stubbornly
resists the change, which leads him to forbid the marriage of his daughter Rose to John Rhead, a
proponent of the new method. This injustice outrages John's sister Gertrude so much that she
breaks off her engagement to Sibley's son Sam. Meanwhile, John and Rose elope. Twenty-five years
later, John has grown rich and conservative and has a daughter named Emily. Gertrude, still single,
tries to help her niece Emily marry the man she loves, Arthur Preece, rather than her father's
choice, old Lord Monkhurst, but Gertrude fails. Twenty-five more years pass, and John again
attempts to interfere by opposing the marriage of his granddaughter Muriel to Richard Sibley, Jr.,
an engineer. This time, however, Muriel's independence wins and she marries the man of her
choice, and after the death of Monkhurst, Emily and Preece are finally united.

Plot Synopsis from afi.com
Directed by: Paul Scardon

Written by:
Louis Sherwin - scenario

Based on the play Milestones by Arnold Bennett and Edward Knoblock
(New York, 17 Sep 1912).
~Cast~

Lewis Stone ...  John Rhead
Alice Hollister ...  Gertrude Rhead
Gertrude Robinson ...  Emily Rhead
Harvey Clark ...  Sam Sibley
Mary Alden ...  Rose Sibley
May Foster ...  Nancy Sibley
Boyd Irwin ...  Arthur Preece
Jack Donovan ...  Richard Sibley Jr
Correan Kirkham ...  Honorable Muriel Pym
Carroll Fleming ...  Thompson
Lionel Belmore ...  Richard Sibley Sr
Gerald Pring ...  Ned Pym / Lord Monkhurst / Young Lord Monkhurst
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~Remaining Credits~

Production Company: Goldwyn Pictures Corporation

Distribution Company: Goldwyn Distributing Company

Cinematography by: Otto Brautigan
Assistant Director: Tenny Wright
Presenter: Samuel Goldwyn

Length: 6 Reels
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Released: September 9, 1920