The Education of Mr. Pipp (1914)

The members of a Pittsburgh family are trying to break into society through the million dollars obtained by their father's selling his business to the Steel Trust. They move to New York, ... See full summary »

Director:

William F. Haddock

Writers:

Charles Dana Gibson (play), Augustus Thomas (play)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Digby Bell ... Mr. Pipp
Kate Jepson Kate Jepson ... Mrs. Pipp
Belle Daube Belle Daube ... Ida Pipp
Edna Mae Wilson Edna Mae Wilson ... Julia Pipp (as Edna Brun)
Henry Driscole Henry Driscole ... Count Charmount
George Irving ... John Willing
Stanley Dark Stanley Dark ... Dix de la Touraine
Harry Blakemore Harry Blakemore ... Baron Haussling (as H.D. Blakemore)
Mona Ryan Mona Ryan ... Lady Fitzmaurice
Frank Patton Frank Patton ... Lord Herbert Fitzmaurice
William A. Evans William A. Evans ... Prefect of Police
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The members of a Pittsburgh family are trying to break into society through the million dollars obtained by their father's selling his business to the Steel Trust. They move to New York, establish themselves in a Fifth Avenue residence, and backed by the father's money endeavor to penetrate New York society. The mother in her ambition engages a bogus French nobleman to teach herself and her daughters the French language. This Frenchman is in reality one of a group of crooks. The elder daughter at Durland's meets a young riding master named Fitzgerald, and it is a case of love at first sight. The young riding master is in reality Lord Fitzmaurice, son of an old English family. The younger daughter is desperately fond of John Willing, who has been her father's manager in his Pittsburgh business and who has been established in the bank that her father presides over in New York City. The family decides to make a trip to England. Just before they leave, the French teacher is given a check ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1914 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

(1905). Stage Play: The Education of Mr. Pipp. Comedy. Written by Augustus Thomas. Based on a series of cartoons by Charles Dana Gibson [earliest Broadway credit]. Liberty Theatre: 20 Feb 1905- Apr 1905 (closing date unknown/78 performances). Cast: Bessie Baldwin, Janet Beecher (as "Ida Pip"), Digby Bell (as "J. Wesley Pipp"), Ellenore Carroll, Samuel Coit, Fred Courtenay, Marion Draughn (as "Julia Pipp"), Jennie Eustace (as "Lady Viola"), William Evans, Edith French, Harry L. Lang, Frank Powell, Frederick Reynolds, W.S. St. Clair, Robert Warwick, C. Jay Williams, Kate Denin Wilson (as "Mrs. Pipp"). Produced by Kirke La Shelle and Daniel V. Arthur. Note: Filmed by the All-Star Feature Film Corp. as The Education of Mr. Pipp (1914). See more »

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