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DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World
11 Aug 1928
p. 77.
Film Daily
21 Oct 1928.
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New York Times
15 Oct 1928
p. 16.
Variety
17 Oct 1928
p. 17.
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 October 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: week of 13 October 1928
Production Date:
began 16 July 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
15 October 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25715
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
5,444
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After getting into a fight with a drunkard, Mike Moran spends 10 days on the rock pile and is disinherited by his wealthy uncle; out of luck and work, Mike joins the Marines and is soon court-martialed for kissing Vivian Marshall, a general's daughter. Mike's unit is ordered to China, and Mike goes along under guard. Vivian accompanies her father and is captured by a Chinese bandit; Mike rescues her and is himself taken prisoner. Vivian leads a Marine detachment to his rescue, and Mike is quickly pardoned, reinstated by his uncle, and firmly established in Vivian's ... +


After getting into a fight with a drunkard, Mike Moran spends 10 days on the rock pile and is disinherited by his wealthy uncle; out of luck and work, Mike joins the Marines and is soon court-martialed for kissing Vivian Marshall, a general's daughter. Mike's unit is ordered to China, and Mike goes along under guard. Vivian accompanies her father and is captured by a Chinese bandit; Mike rescues her and is himself taken prisoner. Vivian leads a Marine detachment to his rescue, and Mike is quickly pardoned, reinstated by his uncle, and firmly established in Vivian's affections. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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