The Girl in the Arm-Chair

(Solax Film Company, 1912)

Peggy is in love with Frank, although Frank does not return her affection. Frank falls in with a bad crowd. He loses heavily at cards and, to pay his debts, is forced to steal $500 from his father’s safe. Little did he know that Peggy was dozing in the armchair and awoke just in time to witness the theft.


Starring Mace Greenleaf and Blanche Cornwall
Directed by Alice Guy-Blaché




Image quality:



480p SD


16 minutes


Additional content

  • An original, scene-specific piano score compiled from period appropriate photoplay music.
  • Color-tinted throughout.



  • Stream online or download MP4





Also availabile

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