Cheater (1920)

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Lilly Meany (May Allison) has grown up amongst charlatans, including her father (Frank Currier). She decides to become a faith healer, and her first victim, a rich hypochondriac woman, is easy enough to "cure." In fact, the woman's so happy with Lilly, now calling herself Vashti Dethic, that she recommends her to her nephew, Judah, Lord Asgarby (King Baggot), who has a crippled sister, Eve (May Geraci). The little girl gives Lilly so much innocent trust and love that she actually is able to walk for the first time ever. Even though Lilly is revealed as a trickster, Eve has changed her attitude about life and Lord Asgarby falls in love with her. This picture was adapted from the play Judah by Henry Arthur Jones.