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Exhibitors Trade Review
25 Jul 1925
p. 47.
Film Daily
19 Jul 1925.
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Variety
20 Jan 1926
p. 20.
DETAILS
Release Date:
6 September 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Monte Banks Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
28 August 1925
Copyright Number:
LU21781
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,400
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The Boy, involved in a maritime disaster as a child, suffers from hydrophobia. He invents a life preserver that automatically inflates when it hits the water, using it to save the life of Rose Ryan, the daughter of a steamship magnate. The Boy takes his invention to Ryan and is mistaken by him for Bordanni, a speedboat racer. In order to present his invention properly, The Boy, totally unprepared and hysterical, is forced to drive Ryan's boat. He is accompanied by a crooked mechanic put on board by Gerald Deane, who is interested in wrecking the boat. More by luck than skill, the boy wins the race, convinces Ryan of the efficacy of the life preserver, and wins the love of ... +


The Boy, involved in a maritime disaster as a child, suffers from hydrophobia. He invents a life preserver that automatically inflates when it hits the water, using it to save the life of Rose Ryan, the daughter of a steamship magnate. The Boy takes his invention to Ryan and is mistaken by him for Bordanni, a speedboat racer. In order to present his invention properly, The Boy, totally unprepared and hysterical, is forced to drive Ryan's boat. He is accompanied by a crooked mechanic put on board by Gerald Deane, who is interested in wrecking the boat. More by luck than skill, the boy wins the race, convinces Ryan of the efficacy of the life preserver, and wins the love of Rose. +

GENRE
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Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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