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According to the 21 Jul 1922 FD, director George Fitzmaurice was on the West Coast at that time to film Kick In. A studio chart in the 12 Aug 1922 Camera noted that production was in its third week. Joseph Henabery was listed as director, but he was not in final ... More Less

According to the 21 Jul 1922 FD, director George Fitzmaurice was on the West Coast at that time to film Kick In. A studio chart in the 12 Aug 1922 Camera noted that production was in its third week. Joseph Henabery was listed as director, but he was not in final credits. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Camera
12 Aug 1922
p. 11.
Film Daily
21 Jul 1922
p. 1.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 January 1923
Production Date:
began late July 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
13 December 1922
Copyright Number:
LP18660
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,074
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Chick Hewes resolves to go straight when he is released from prison, but persecution by the police when he refuses to be a stool pigeon and the lack of concern with which Jerry Brandon kills a slum child with his automobile impel Chick to undertake one more job--at the home of District Attorney Brandon. There Chick discovers Jerry already stealing from his father's safe, but Molly Brandon prevents Chick from being arrested for Jerry's crime. Chick and Molly go west to begin ... +


Chick Hewes resolves to go straight when he is released from prison, but persecution by the police when he refuses to be a stool pigeon and the lack of concern with which Jerry Brandon kills a slum child with his automobile impel Chick to undertake one more job--at the home of District Attorney Brandon. There Chick discovers Jerry already stealing from his father's safe, but Molly Brandon prevents Chick from being arrested for Jerry's crime. Chick and Molly go west to begin anew. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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