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~The Great Love~
1925
~Plot Synopsis~
The mercurial Marshal Neilan warmed the director's chair for the 1925 comedy The Great Love.
Robert Agnew plays a small-town doctor (Dr. Lawrence Tibbits) who takes care of an ailing circus
elephant named Norma when she was injured in a fire. The circus moves on, but Norma, who has
become quite attached to the young doctor, keeps coming back, trampling everything in her way.
Minette Bunker (Viola Dana), the girl Tibbits loves, is kidnaped by one of her frustrated suitors, and
Tibbits goes to the rescue, aided by Norma and 2,000 Boy Scouts. Norma later returns to the circus,
and Minette prepares herself for the joys and sorrows of being a country doctor's wife.. A variation on
this yarn, Zenobia, was filmed in 1939, with Oliver Hardy as the doctor and "Miss Zenobia" as "herself".

Plot Synopsis is a combination of Plot Synopsis' from allmovie.com & afi.com
Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Written by:
Benjamin Glazer - writer
Marshall Neilan - story
~Cast~

Robert Agnew ...  Dr. Lawrence Tibbits
Viola Dana ...  Minette Bunker
Frank Currier ...  Mr. Bunker
Zasu Pitts ...  Nancy
Chester Conklin ...  Perkins
Frank Coghlan Jr. ...  Patrick
Malcolm Waite ...  Tom Watson
~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Length: 6 Reels
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Released: December 27, 1925
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