A chorus girl gets bad advice from her fellow chorines in handling a rich suitor who assumes she is a gold-digger. But she assumes he is after “one thing” and is holding out for marriage. After meeting his mother, she learns that her beau is engaged to a society girl. He loses his money and they drift apart. But after making a new fortune, he comes to the theater. —IMDb
Harry Beaumont (February 10, 1888 – December 22, 1966) was an American film director, actor, and screenwriter. He worked for a variety of production companies including Fox, Goldwyn, Metro, Warner Brothers and MGM.
Beaumont’s greatest successes were during the silent film era, when he directed films including John Barrymore’s Beau Brummel (1924), the silent youth movie Our Dancing Daughters (1928), featuring Joan Crawford. Beaumont also directed MGM’s first talkie musical, The Broadway Melody in 1929. The film won the Best Picture Academy Award that year, and Beaumont was nominated for Best Director.
Beaumont was married to actress Hazel Daly. The couple had twin daughters Anne and Geraldine, born in 1922.
On December 22, 1966, Beaumont died at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California. He was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale. —Wikipedia