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The Bonnie Brier Bush (1921)

A Lord's son is engaged to his rich ward, but prefers a peasant.


Donald Crisp


James MacArthur (play), Ian Maclaren (novel) (as Ian MacLaren) | 2 more credits »


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A Lord gives his beloved a blank cheque and her husband fills it in for £500.

Director: Donald Crisp
Stars: David Powell, Mary Glynne, Langhorn Burton


Cast overview:
Donald Crisp ... Lachlan Campbell
Mary Glynne ... Flora Campbell
Alec Fraser Alec Fraser ... Lord Malcolm Hay
Dorothy Fane Dorothy Fane ... Kate Carnegie
Jack East Jack East ... Posty
Langhorn Burton Langhorn Burton ... John Carmichael (as Langhorne Burton)
Jerrold Robertshaw Jerrold Robertshaw ... Earl of Kinspindle
Adeline Hayden Coffin Adeline Hayden Coffin ... Margaret Howe (as Mrs. Hayden-Coffin)
H.H. Wright H.H. Wright ... Dr. William MacClure


A Lord's son is engaged to his rich ward, but prefers a peasant.

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27 November 1921 (USA) See more »

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Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush See more »

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1.33 : 1
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