Free Movies: Seven Keys To Baldpate
Movie Name: Seven Keys To Baldpate
A 1917 silent film starring George M Cohan, based on his play that was based on the Earl Derr Biggers novel. Co-starring Anna Q. Nilsson and Hedda Hopper (under her real name Elda Furry). George Washington Magee (Cohan) bets a companion $5,000 that he can write a bestseller in twenty-four hours. He goes to an isolated summer hotel in the mountains, receives the only key to the place, and sets about his task. Soon he is interrupted by complications as guests arrive, unexpected and uninvited, each with their own key to the deserted hotel. Two hundred thousand dollars gets deposited in the hotel safe, a young woman is shot, and, while the author hold the crooks at bay waiting for the police to arrive, they cook up a scheme to turn the tables on George. The woman's body disappears from the room, and the crooks are marched off to prison by U.S. Secret Service men. The caretaker returns the following night and congratulates the author on his success, and a lady reporter capitulates under the smiles of the industrious writer.