Love Pirate (1923)

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Steve Carnan (Melbourne McDowell) owns a sleazy cafe where Ruby LaMar (Carmel Myers) works as a dancer. Prosecutor Hugh Waring (Clyde Fillmore) is trying to bust up the joint, and during his efforts he meets Ruth Revere (Kathryn McGuire), a naive violinist who is being given a chance to perform at the cafe. However, the only reason she is there at all is because Carnan has designs on her. He invites the girl to his home while trying to ruin Waring by claiming he's the one who owns the cafe. Waring is saved when Ruby confesses the identity of the real owner. He goes to Ruth's rescue just in time to see Carnan being shot to death. It turns out that the murderer is Cyrus Revere, Ruth's father (Spottiswoode Aitken), who confesses to the killing on his deathbed. Although Kathryn McGuire certainly appeared in quite a few poor films, she was immortalized in two classics -- she was Buster Keaton's co-star in two of his best silent features, Sherlock, Jr. and The Navigator.