|A Romance of Mayfair|
|Directed by||Thomas Bentley|
|Written by||J.C. Snaith (novel)|
|Starring|| Betty Faire |
|Distributed by||Stoll Pictures|
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The love affair between the heir to a Duke and a young actress is almost ruined because of the gulf in class between them.
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