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The Man from Mexico (1914)

A young man gets arrested after a drunken night. Sentenced to 30 days in jail, he tells his wife he has to go to Mexico for a month.


Thomas N. Heffron


H.A. DuSouchet (play), Eve Unsell


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Cast overview:
John Barrymore ... Fitzhugh
Wellington A. Playter Wellington A. Playter ... Prison Warden
Harold Lockwood ... Danton
Pauline Neff Pauline Neff ... Clementia Fitzhew
Anton Ascher Anton Ascher ... Schmidt
Fred Annerly Fred Annerly ... Louis
Winona Winter Winona Winter ... Sally
Nathaniel Sack Nathaniel Sack


Fitzhew goes to the notorious Cleopatra Club in hopes of having a night of fun with a friend, thinking that his wife Clementia has gone to visit her mother overnight However, Clementia knows about his plans, and instead of going to her mother's, goes to the club, accompanied by her sister Sally's fiance. Her husband becomes involved in a fight, is arrested and sentenced to thirty days in jail. Fitzhew is allowed to go home to pack, accompanied by a guard, and explains to Clementia that the guard is really is his secretary who will come with him on a thirty-day trip to Mexico. While distributing flowers in prison, Clementia is recognized by inmate Louis, a waiter at the Cleopatra Club, but she does not meet her husband. After thirty days, Fitzhew returns home wearing Mexican attire and speaking Spanish. Although suspicious, Clementia fails to find out the true nature of his "trip." Written by Pamela Short

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A comedy of ludicrous dilemmas and laughable misfortunes!









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2 November 1914 (USA) See more »

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The Man from Mexico ( 1914 ) is a lost silent film. See more »


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