Lamb and the Lion (1919)

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Former "Nestor Girl" Billie Rhodes stars in this comedy-drama. Boots (Rhodes) is the pet of a gang of burglars headed by a man known as Uncle Ben (Melbourne MacDowell). Uncle Ben is Boots' caretaker, and the only father figure she has ever known. When a wealthy society woman catches her in her home, she offers to take the girl in and educate her. But the woman is only using Boots -- she was spurned by a man in her social circle and is planning revenge. She believes she has it when Boots and the man's son fall in love. Their romance grows and they make plans to marry. The woman gloats over the fact that her erstwhile lover's social standing will be ruined by having a little thief as a daughter-in-law. But her scheme is foiled when Uncle Ben shows up and reveals that Boots is actually the daughter of a British officer, who happens to be present at the wedding -- and a descendent of an old Virginia family, too.