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Genre  Comedy, Drama
Screenplay  Bernard McConville
Duration  
Language  Silent
Director  Edward Dillon
Writer  Bernard McConville
Cinematography  David Abel
Country  United States
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Release date  1916
Genres  Comedy, Silent film, Drama film
Cast  Bessie Love (Waffles), Carmel Myers (waitress), Max Davidson (Shorty Olson), Lucille Young (Clara Johnstone), Alfred Paget (Bert Gallagher)
Similar movies  The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

The Heiress at Coffee Dan's is a 1916 silent comedy-drama film starring Bessie Love, directed by Edward Dillon.

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Plot

Waffles (Love) is a Swedish immigrant who is working as a waitress in Coffee Dan's, a diner. A band of thieves gives her the impression that she is an heiress, and she briefly enjoys a time in a mansion. When the real heiress appears, Waffles contacts the police, receives a reward, and buys the diner.

Cast

  • Bessie Love as Waffles
  • Frank Bennett as Carl Miller
  • Max Davidson as Shorty Olson
  • Lucille Younge as Clara Johnstone
  • Alfred Paget as Bert Gallagher
  • Alva Blake as Slim Magee
  • Carmel Myers as a waitress
  • Reception

    Reviewer George Graves liked the film, but would have preferred it as a straight comedy. He called the direction "adequate", but praised the "always pleasing" Bessie Love.

    References

    The Heiress at Coffee Dan's Wikipedia
    The Heiress at Coffee Dans IMDb


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