~A City Sparrow~
Directed by: Sam Wood

Written by:
Kate Jordan (story)
Clara Genevieve Kennedy

Based on the serial story "A City Sparrow" by Kate Jordan (pseud. of Mrs. F. M.
Vermilye) in Collier's National Weekly (11 Aug-25 Aug 1917).

Ethel Clayton ... Milly West
Walter Hiers ... Tim Ennis
Clyde Fillmore ... David Muir
Lillian Leighton ... Ma Ennis
William Boyd ... Hughie Ray
Rose Cade ... Annie
Robert Brower ... Parson Neil
Helen Jerome Eddy ... Hester Neil
Sylvia Ashton ... Mrs. Babb
Bartine Burkett
Johnny Fox
~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released by: Famous Players-Lasky Corporation

Cinematography by: Alfred Gilks
Art Direction by: Wilfred Buckland
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director: Robert Lee
Presenter: Jesse L. Lasky

Length: 5 Reels
Runtime: 50 Minutes
Released: 17 Oct 1920
~Plot Synopsis~
When vaudeville dancer, Milly West, is injured while performing, her doctor informs her that she can never bear
children. While she is recuperating at Mrs. Babb's boarding house, fellow lodger Tim Ennis falls in love with
Milly, who rejects him. When Tim writes his mother that he intends to commit suicide, she becomes alarmed
and prevails upon David Muir, a friend of the family, to visit Tim. At Mrs. Babb's, David meets Milly and falls
in love, while Tim, who has forgotten about suicide, becomes enamored of the minister's daughter when he
discovers that she cooks delicious doughnuts. Meanwhile, David persuades Milly to return with him and
recuperate in the country and later proposes to her. Remembering that she can never bear children, she plans to
run away; but David discovers the truth and convinces her that they can adopt a child.
Plot Synopsis from AFI.com
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