Where the Worst Begins (1925)

Comedy, Western | November 1925

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HISTORY

The working title of the film was Out Where the Worst Begins . This was the second, and final, film produced by Ruth Roland's company, Co-Artists Productions. The picture also marked the last starring role for ... More Less

The working title of the film was Out Where the Worst Begins . This was the second, and final, film produced by Ruth Roland's company, Co-Artists Productions. The picture also marked the last starring role for Roland. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
3 Jan 1925
p. 16.
Film Daily
21 Aug 1924
p. 4.
Motion Picture News
12 Dec 1925
p. 2845.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
Exec prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Tech dir
FILM EDITOR
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Out Where the Worst Begins" by George Frank Worts in Argosy--All Story Weekly (5 Jan--2 Feb 1924).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Out Where the Worst Begins
Release Date:
November 1925
Production Date:
comp August 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Truart Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
11 November 1925
Copyright Number:
LP22103
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,139
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jane Brower wants nothing more in life than to leave the West behind and go to live in New York. When she comes across a party being given in a private railroad car by August Van Dorn, she kidnaps Van Dorn's son, Donald, and holds him for ransom. While Jane is negotiating with the elder Van Dorn, two bandits kidnap Donald. He soon escapes and comes looking for Jane, with whom he has fallen in love. The bandits kidnap Jane, and Donald rescues her. Donald and Jane make plans to be married, intending to spend their honeymoon in ... +


Jane Brower wants nothing more in life than to leave the West behind and go to live in New York. When she comes across a party being given in a private railroad car by August Van Dorn, she kidnaps Van Dorn's son, Donald, and holds him for ransom. While Jane is negotiating with the elder Van Dorn, two bandits kidnap Donald. He soon escapes and comes looking for Jane, with whom he has fallen in love. The bandits kidnap Jane, and Donald rescues her. Donald and Jane make plans to be married, intending to spend their honeymoon in Manhattan. +

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

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