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The 6 Aug 1921 Motion Picture News announced that Vitagraph's production manager, Wilfred North, would direct Lucky Carson, and was assembling a ... More Less

The 6 Aug 1921 Motion Picture News announced that Vitagraph's production manager, Wilfred North, would direct Lucky Carson, and was assembling a cast. More Less

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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture News
6 Aug 1921
p. 776.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
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CREDITED AS
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DIRECTORS
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WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Salvage by Aquila Kempster (New York, 1906).
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 December 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
1 December 1921
Copyright Number:
LP17260
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Having lost all his funds betting on the races in London, John Peters contemplates suicide; then, overhearing the conversation of two men, he considers a new course of action. He stuns one of them--Kluck--and after changing clothes with him, he makes his way to the United States, where he wins at the races, speculates successfully on Wall Street, and amasses a fortune under the sobriquet "Lucky" Carson. Kluck arrives in America, makes Carson's acquaintance, and begs for his help, which is freely given. Carson manages to retrieve some incriminating correspondence between Kluck and an adventuress, Madame Marinoff, who is threatening him. Kluck accuses him of a conspiracy, and a quarrel ensues when Carson reveals his true identity; but Doris Bancroft, Kluck's sister-in-law, discovers that he is ... +


Having lost all his funds betting on the races in London, John Peters contemplates suicide; then, overhearing the conversation of two men, he considers a new course of action. He stuns one of them--Kluck--and after changing clothes with him, he makes his way to the United States, where he wins at the races, speculates successfully on Wall Street, and amasses a fortune under the sobriquet "Lucky" Carson. Kluck arrives in America, makes Carson's acquaintance, and begs for his help, which is freely given. Carson manages to retrieve some incriminating correspondence between Kluck and an adventuress, Madame Marinoff, who is threatening him. Kluck accuses him of a conspiracy, and a quarrel ensues when Carson reveals his true identity; but Doris Bancroft, Kluck's sister-in-law, discovers that he is innocent. +

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