Rouge and Riches (1920)

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Although Becky Butler (Mary MacLaren) comes from a distinguished Virginian family, the clan has fallen on hard times, and she finds herself the impoverished last of her line. So she travels to New York in order to become a chorus girl and nab a millionaire. She is successful right off the bat, not only landing the chorus gig but also enticing Wall Street millionaire Carter Willis (Lloyd Whitlock). Her plans, however, are thrown into disarray when she falls in love with stage manager Tom Rushworth (Wallace MacDonald). She intends to marry Willis anyway, but Rushworth is arrested for the murder of one of his former girlfriends. He's given the third degree, but he refuses to divulge his whereabouts at the time of the murder, because it would compromise Becky's reputation. Becky, however, comes to his aid and supplies the necessary alibi, thus getting him exonerated. After that, she realizes that true love has no price tag and sticks with Rushworth. This picture was based on a story by W. Carey Wonderly which appeared in Live Stories magazine.