About the film
The Hope Chest
Release Date: December 29, 1918
|Slogan||:||«The story of a poor girl who married the son of a millionaire and made a man of him.»|
|Production Companies||:||New Art Film Company|
|Writers||:||M.M. Stearns, Mark Lee Luther|
Daughter of impoverished vaudeville actor Lew Moore, Sheila works as a waitress in a chocolate manufacturer's candy shop, where she delights the customers with her tomboyish antics. Tom Ballantyne, the proprietor's son realizes that Sheila is excessively fond of dancing, asks her out without the benefit of a proper introduction, and she indignantly refuses. Soon afterwards, however, the two fall in love and secretly marry.