y Peggy of Beacon Hill single work   novel   romance  
Issue Details: First known date: 1924 1924
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"The story of a girl's quest for romance. Attractive and vivacious Peggy Mason, longing to escape from the dull conventionality of her home surroundings, eagerly seizes an opportunity to live in the gay, Bohemian quarter of her city. She tastes of the life of Beacon Hill, and falls a victim to the designs of Cupid. But coming to doubt her lover's sincerity, she responds to the advances of Joe Brinton, a figure in her previous home life. Who eventually wins Peggy of Beacon Hill?" (from frontmatter, Herbert Jenkins, 1926)

Adaptations

form y The Love Gamble Fanny Hatton , Frederick Hatton , United States of America (USA) : Banner Productions , 1925 8921273 1925 single work film/TV

'"The Love Gamble", featuring Miss Lilian Rich, is a story dealing with the life of a girl who is intent on knowing people worth while, and with a determination to make herself something more than a plaything. She becomes involved with a married man unwittingly, and on making the discovery finds she is in love with him. Drama enters with the death of the man's wife. How the girl solves her problem and comes through the fire of experience unscathed makes a picture well worth seeing.'

Source:

'The Love Gamble', The Advertiser, 12 March1926, p.11.

Notes

  • Dedication: To Dr. R. Greig-Smith who has always been to me a pal first and then a father, this book is dedicated.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Boston, Massachusetts,
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Small, Maynard , 1924 .
      Extent: viii, 291p.p.
      Reprinted: 1924 Second printing, September 1924
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Herbert Jenkins , 1926 .
      Extent: 256p.
      Note/s:
      • "A Herbert Jenkins Book"
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