The Fight for Millions (1913)

Drama | September 1913

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HISTORY

One review suggests that exterior scenes were filmed near the New York City waterfront. The film was advertised under the title A Fight for Millions: Adventures of a Gentleman Burglar ... More Less

One review suggests that exterior scenes were filmed near the New York City waterfront. The film was advertised under the title A Fight for Millions: Adventures of a Gentleman Burglar . More Less

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MPW
6 Sep 13
p. 1090.
MPW
20 Sep 13
p. 1287.
NYDM
17 Sep 13
p. 28.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
September 1913
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
4
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The day after Sorenti and his gang of criminals kidnap millionaire banker Mr. Harrington, Sorenti, posing as a sympathetic friend of the family, visits the banker's daughter Helen in the hope of winning the heiress and her money. When Helen rejects his proposal in favor of her faithful sweetheart, Darwin Russell, Sorenti abducts the young man, but because the police now suspect Darwin of kidnapping Harrington, the gangsters release him and he is promptly arrested. Convinced of her lover's innocence, Helen hires Detective Delaney, who soon persuades the police to release Darwin. Having arranged his own abduction by the Sorenti gang, Delaney helps Harrington escape and then leads the police to the gang's ... +


The day after Sorenti and his gang of criminals kidnap millionaire banker Mr. Harrington, Sorenti, posing as a sympathetic friend of the family, visits the banker's daughter Helen in the hope of winning the heiress and her money. When Helen rejects his proposal in favor of her faithful sweetheart, Darwin Russell, Sorenti abducts the young man, but because the police now suspect Darwin of kidnapping Harrington, the gangsters release him and he is promptly arrested. Convinced of her lover's innocence, Helen hires Detective Delaney, who soon persuades the police to release Darwin. Having arranged his own abduction by the Sorenti gang, Delaney helps Harrington escape and then leads the police to the gang's headquarters. +

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Sub-genre:
Detective


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

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