Light of Happiness (1916)

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June Mullens, otherwise known as Tangletop (Viola Dana) is the ostracized daughter of Henry, the town drunk (George Melville). She is used by Emmet Dwight (Jack Busby) to break up a romance between Lowell Van Orden (Edward Earle) and Mollie Dean (Lorraine Frost). Dwight is Van Orden's guardian, and he wants his daughter, Madeline (Mona Kingsley) to marry the wealthy young man. Van Orden was blind but his eyesight has been restored by an operation, and Dwight pays the ragamuffin June to pretend she's Mollie. This squelches the relationship. June's father dies, and a new minister, Reverend Clyde Harmon (Robert Walker), takes her in. He teaches her about the ten commandments, and she goes about righting the wrong she feels she did to Mollie and Van Orden. The couple are reunited and the minister and the newly-educated June wind up together. Viola Dana and director John H. Collins were husband and wife.