A Girl's Folly (1917)
Comedy / Silent
Directed by Maurice Tourneur
Doris Kenyon as Mary Baker
June Elvidge as Vivian Carleton
Jane Adair as Mrs. Baker
Chester Barnett as Johnny Applebloom
Johnny Hines as Hank
A Girl’s Folly is a 1917 silent comedy Paragon Films, Inc. production directed by Maurice Tourneur.
Mary Baker is a young woman living in a rural area that reads lots of romantic novels and yearns for romance
When a film crew is working on a western movie in the area she becomes acquainted with the leading man, and he encourages her to try her hand at acting. She takes his advice, but her film test proves that she is no actress.
Nevertheless, she stays in the city, continuing a relationship with Kenneth Driscoll, the star of the movie she had met when they were on location near her home.