GenreComedy, Drama Duration LanguageSilent (English intertitles)
DirectorFrederick A. Thompson ScreenplayAgnes Christine Johnston CountryUnited States
Release date1918 (1918) WriterIzola Forrester (story), Agnes Christine Johnston, Mann Page (story) CastBessie Love, James W. Morrison, Amelia Summerville, Edna Earle, Henry Hallam, H. Dudley Hawley People also search forThe Power of the Press, The Goose Girl Story byIzola Forrester, Mann Page GenresComedy, Silent film, Drama film
How Could You, Caroline? is a 1918 silent comedy-drama film directed by Frederick A. Thomson, with a screenplay by Agnes Christine Johnston. It stars Bessie Love, James W. Morrison, and Dudley Hawley.
Caroline (Love), a student at a boarding school, leaves her boyfriend to elope with Reginald, a chauffeur (Hawley). When the chauffeur is exposed as a thief, Caroline returns to her boyfriend Bob (Morrison).
Bessie Love as Caroline
James W. Morrison as Bob
Dudley Hawley as Reginald
Henry Hallam as Mr. Rodgers
Edna Earle as Ethel
Amelia Summerville as Mrs. Rodgers
A contemporaneous review called the plot "rather frail and considerably padded at the end", but praised the performances of Love and Hawley.
Screenwriter Agnes Christine Johnston's depiction of the female lead character has been praised as efficiently creating complex female identities.