• Certification: PG
  • Country: USA
  • Release year: 1921
  • Run time: 93 minutes
  • Genre: Romance, Drama



Part of

93 minutes


DIRECTOR: Lois Weber

WITH: Claire Windsor, Louis Calhern, Margaret McWade

With live piano accompaniment by Neil Brand.


There’s something about Amelia – a modest librarian who has caught the eye of three young men from very different social backgrounds. Her freedom of choice is, however, seriously restricted by her own family’s struggle with poverty – the result of her school teacher father’s abysmally poor pay. The bustling activity of small town America is lovingly depicted, while the details of domestic life are keenly observed. A sharply scripted drama full of pathos and humour – and for cat-lovers an absolute must…

The screening will be introduced by film programmer Margaret Deriaz.



Restorations and Rediscoveries is presented in partnership with Adder Technology

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The Cambridge Film Festival is presented by the Cambridge Film Trust, a registered charity with a mission to foster film culture and education for the benefit of the public, in Cambridge and the Eastern region but also throughout the UK.