~A Sporting Chance~
~Plot Synopsis~
Impulsive Carey Brent disgusts her family's chauffeur, who quits after dumping a carload of her six
joy-riding friends into a brook. Escaped convict Harry the Duke lays glass on a road, and after knocking
out Paul Sayre, who stopped to fix a flat, exchanges clothes with him. When Carey's tire is punctured
and Paul helps her, she impulsively offers him a position as her chauffeur so she can reform him,
thinking that he is the publicized burglar. Although attracted to him, Carey resists Paul's advances
because of her concern over her stepmother Pamela's involvement with Ralph Steward, a society idler.
In order to protect her father, Carey flirts with Seward, and, learning that Seward has incriminating
letters written long ago by Pamela, Carey goes to his apartments, where Paul rescues her and thrashes
Seward. When Harry the Duke is recaptured, Paul confesses he is only a broker who impulsively
accepted Pamela's offer to be near her. In love, she forgives him.  

Plot Synopsis from afi.com
Directed by: George Melford

Written by: Will M. Ritchey

Based on the short story "Impulses" by Roger Hartman in Snappy Stories
Magazine (4 Feb 1919).

Ethel Clayton ...Carey Brent
Jack Holt ...Paul Sayre
Herbert Standing ...Peter Brent
Anna Q. Nilsson ...Pamela Brent
Howard Davies ...Ralph Seward
Margaret Greene ...Pamela Brent (unconfirmed)
~Remaining Credits~

Production Company: Famous Players-Lasky Corporation

Distribution Company: Paramount Pictures

Cinematography by: Paul P. Perry
Assistant Director: Louis Howland
Presenter: Jesse L. Lasky

Length: 5 Reels
Runtime: 50 Minutes
Released: July 13, 1919