Merely Mary Ann

  • 1931
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Romance

Cleaning girl Gaynor meets pianist-composer Farrell one day while cleaning his boardinghouse room. She is attracted to him, and he eventually falls for her. Because he refuses to compose popular songs he doesn't make enough cash to cover the rent. He gets his big break when asked to write an opera. She inherits a great fortune, which scares Farrell off....read more

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Cleaning girl Gaynor meets pianist-composer Farrell one day while cleaning his boardinghouse room. She is attracted to him, and he eventually falls for her. Because he refuses to compose popular songs he doesn't make enough cash to cover the rent. He gets his big break when asked to write

an opera. She inherits a great fortune, which scares Farrell off. He refuses to marry her because of his fear that people will think he wed her for her wealth. Unhappy, though a success, he returns to the cottage where they first met, and unexpectedly is reunited with Gaynor. Silent versions of

the film were made in 1916 and 1920 in the U.S., with Michael Curtiz directing a European version in his native Hungary in 1916.

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