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An early Hitchcock offering, this is a silent from the days when he was learning his craft in London. The story isn't overly developed: a wealthy man who worries about his daughter's irresponsible attitude tells her that his champagne business has gone bust and that she will have to seek her own fortune.
The daughter in question is Balfour, who had a reputation for being a 'difficult' actress, but Hitchcock obtains a spirited performance from her and she virtually carries the movie - apart from some good visual drunk jokes thrown in by her director.
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