An Irish washerwoman's daughter falls in love with one of America's most eligible bachelors, much to the dismay of the girl's parents -- and the young doctor's newly acquired fiancée! Events come to a head at the charity masked ball, which the two girls happen to attend in very similar costumes, thanks to the largesse of Molly's benevolent "fairy godfather"; Molly is mistaken for her rival, much to the indignation both of her working-class would-be suitor and the doctor's would-be bride. However, the repercussions that follow serve only to thrust her into her dream man's arms, and all looks set for a fairytale ending... until the disgruntled rival finds a way to get back at Molly through her family...
Did You Know?
At the opening of this silent film at the Central Theatre (Broadway and 47th St., NYC) the program included an Overture entitled "Molly O", conducted by Frank Cork; violin selections by Dr. Carlos Demandil (with Emil Freidberger at the piano; and selections by baritone Alexander Grey. The presentation was under the direction of Al Lichtman. See more
Molly O (I Love You)
lyric by James C. Emery, music by Norman McNeil, c. 1921
'Suggested by Mack Sennett's dramatic production of the same name starring Mable Normand "A First National Attraction"' See more