Arms and the Woman' is a romance novel written by Harold MacGrath. Written in first person, we follow the narrator, a young reporter named John Winthrop, who went to the opera with a woman that he is smitten with, Phyllis. She does not, unfortunately, share the same sentiment, for without much hesitation, she turns down John's proposal. Would John be able to win her affections, in the end?
The Voice in a Fog' is a mystery novel written by Harold MacGrath. The story unfolds in a foggy London night introducing to a man named Crawford who stepped out of the coupé. Harlequin, and Colombine, and Humpty-Dumpty; shapes which came out of nowhere and instantly vanished into nothing, for all the world like the absurd pantomimes of his boyhood days. He kept close to the curb, scrutinizing the numbers as he went along. Never had he seen such a...
1916's "His Pictures In The Papers" features Douglas as the meat-loving son of a vegetarian food magnate who finds love with an equally carnivorous young woman. It is also a wry and prescient commentary on fame and the lengths some will go to in order to achieve it. Also from 1916, "The Mystery Of The Leaping Fish" is probably the most unconventional film Fairbanks ever appeared in, as it features him as the cocaine-addicted detective "Coke Ennyday."...