Cupid Forecloses is a 1919 American silent comedy film starring Bessie Love and Wallace MacDonald. It was directed by David Smith and produced by Vitagraph Studios. It was based on the popular novel Hurrying Fate and Geraldine by Florence Morse Kingsley. The film has been preserved at the British Film Institute and American Film Institute.
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|Directed by||David Smith|
|Written by||Stanley Olmstead|
Edward J. Montagne
|Based on||Hurrying Fate and Geraldine|
by Florence Morse Kingsley
|Cinematography||Clyde De Vinna|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Geraldine Farleigh (Love), a timid village schoolteacher, supports her family and must pay off her late father's debt to Bruce Cartwright. She falls in love with the man she believes is a lawyer representing Cartwright (MacDonald), who turns out to be Cartwright himself.
- Bessie Love as Geraldine Farleigh
- Dorothea Wolbert as Mrs. Farleigh
- Wallace MacDonald as Bruce Cartwright
- Frank Hayes as Oliver Brown
- Jim Donnelly as Jim Connors
- Aggie Herring as Mrs. Connors
- Jake Abram as Rufe Tinker
- Anne Schaefer as Aunt Adelaide
- Gordon Griffith as Nat Farleigh
- Otto Lederer as The Postmaster
- "Cupid Forecloses". American Film Institute. Retrieved December 7, 2014.
- Love, Bessie (1977). From Hollywood with Love: An Autobiography of Bessie Love. London: Elm Tree Books. p. 150. OCLC 734075937.
- Reid, Laurence (July 12, 1919). "Cupid Forecloses (Vitagraph)". Motion Picture News. p. 601.
- "Amusements – Lenard's Big Show". The Barrier Miner. Broken Hill, NSW. December 22, 1919. p. 3.
- "Cupid Forecloses (1919)". British Film Institute. Retrieved December 7, 2014.
- "Amusements". Otago Daily Times (18032). September 4, 1920. p. 1.
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