The Criminal Code (1914)

Betty, an orphan girl of sixteen, is abused at an orphanage, and one evening after an unusually trying episode, she escapes. She rides a freight car to a distant city. There she wanders ... See full summary »

Director:

William Desmond Taylor (uncredited)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Neva Gerber ... Betty
Jack Bryce Jack Bryce ... Francis W. Seeman
William Desmond Taylor ... Roger Neville (as William D. Taylor)
Daniel Gilfether Daniel Gilfether ... Thomas Mills
Gypsy Abbott ... Gladys Mills
Joan Pardee Joan Pardee ... Joan
Mollie McConnell ... Mrs. Mills
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Betty, an orphan girl of sixteen, is abused at an orphanage, and one evening after an unusually trying episode, she escapes. She rides a freight car to a distant city. There she wanders cold and hungry, and at last falls fainting in a park. Francis Seeman, a Raffles, driving by in his limousine, rescues her. He adopts and educates Betty. At the school she meets Gladys, the daughter of a wealthy man, and the girls become very good chums. At the end of the four years Betty returns to Seeman, and then he discloses his purpose in adopting her. She is horror-stricken, but forced by threats to follow instructions. He and Betty go to another city to begin their operations. Seeman forges a letter of introduction to one of the wealthiest men of the town, and thereby gains social recognition. He and Betty are invited to a fashionable function, Betty posing as Seeman's daughter. There she meets Gladys, her school chum and a niece of the hostess. Seeman forces Betty to steal the latter's diamond ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1914 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Long Beach, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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