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Miss Lulu Bett


Spinster Lulu Bett lives with her sister, Diana, and is a servant in Diana's household. Diana's brother-in-law, Ninian, visits, and smitten with Lulu, arranges a dinner party in her honor. At the party Ninian jokingly proposes marriage to Lulu, and recites the wedding ceremony, which Diana's husband, a justice of the peace, realizes is binding. Lulu lives with Ninian until she discovers he is already married. She goes back to her sister's home where she is treated poorly. Lulu has had enough of this family, and when she finds out that Ninian's wife is alive, leaves to marry the village schoolteacher. Stars: Theodore Roberts, Lois Wilson, Milton Sills, and Helen Ferguson IMDb Page

Miss Lulu Bett is a 1921 American silent film comedy drama film based on a 1920 Miss Lulu Bett (play) and bestselling Miss Lulu Bett by Zona Gale. The screenplay was written by Clara Beranger, and the film was directed by William C. deMille.
In 2001, this film was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.


  • Lois Wilson (actress) - Lulu Bett
  • Milton Sills - Neil Cornish
  • Theodore Roberts - Dwight Deacon
  • Helen Ferguson - Diana Deacon
  • Mabel Van Buren - Ina Deacon
  • Mae Giraci - Monona Deacon (billed May Giraci)
  • Clarence Burton - Ninian Deacon
  • Ethel Wales - Grandma Bett
  • Taylor Graves - Bobby Larkin
  • Charles Stanton Ogle - Station Agent
  • Peaches Jackson - Child
  • Carrie Clark Ward - Gossip

Category:1921 films
Category:American films
Category:American silent feature films
Category:Films based on novels
Category:Films directed by William C. deMille
Category:United States National Film Registry films
Category:1920s comedy-drama films

fr:Lulu Cendrillon
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