Impossible Catherine (1919)

The head of the Kimberly household rules it with an iron fist. Unfortunately the head of the Kimberly household isn't Grant (J.H. Gilmore), the father and wealthy Wall Street magnate -- ... See full summary »

Director:

John B. O'Brien

Writers:

Frank S. Beresford (screenplay), Frank S. Beresford (story)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Virginia Pearson ... Catherine Kimberly
William B. Davidson ... John Henry Jackson
J.H. Gilmour ... Grant Kimberly
Edward Roseman Edward Roseman ... Rosky (as Ed Roseman)
James Hill James Hill ... Kewpie
Mabel McQuade Mabel McQuade ... Dorothy Kimberly
Johnnie Walker ... Herbert Drake (as John Walker)
Sheldon Lewis ... White Cloud
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The head of the Kimberly household rules it with an iron fist. Unfortunately the head of the Kimberly household isn't Grant (J.H. Gilmore), the father and wealthy Wall Street magnate -- it's his spoiled, headstrong daughter Catherine (Virginia Pearson). She is so willful that she has earned the name "Impossible Catherine," and her whole focus in life is to prove women's superiority over the masculine gender. Catherine is pretty successful in this endeavor until she runs into Yalie John Henry Jackson (William B. Davidson). He's read The Taming of the Shrew and believes he can out-Petruchio her Catherine. First he takes the feisty lass up in a plane and after a few tail spins, suggests she either marry him or jump. She marries him, of course, but then runs away. He finds her and takes her to his Canadian ranch, where he sets her firmly in the kitchen. But none of this tames her spirit until one day he is wounded while trying to protect her -- and this is the one thing that's always ... Written by Anonymous

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Impossible is the only word to describe her! Riding rough-shod over all with whom she came in contact. This spoilt and petted heiress was riding for a fall- And she came down with "Some Bump" when John Henry Jackson Started in to play a cave man role. (Print Ad-Bismarck Daily Tribune, ((Bismarck, ND)) 30 January 1920)

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

5 October 1919 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Lake George, New York, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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