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Pre-release news items list Jesse D. Hampton as the ... More Less

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
27 Jul 18
p. 669.
MPN
3 Aug 18
p. 719.
MPW
17 Aug 18
p. 918.
NYDM
31 Aug 18
p. 320.
Variety
6 Sep 18
p. 39.
Wid's
11 Aug 18
pp. 9-10.
DETAILS
Release Date:
4 August 1918
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,167
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In Hong Kong, William Neal helps Kirk Marden fight off a group of rowdies. Back in New York, Kirk again turns to William's assistance when his father's rivals plot to take control of the Marden railroad. William teaches Kirk how to open safes so that Kirk can procure papers outlining the takeover plans. While Kirk is robbing the safe, Janet Leslie, daughter of one of the conspirators, enters, and Kirk forces her to marry him so that she cannot testify against him. Kirk succeeds in reconciling his father with his rivals and in winning his new wife's ... +


In Hong Kong, William Neal helps Kirk Marden fight off a group of rowdies. Back in New York, Kirk again turns to William's assistance when his father's rivals plot to take control of the Marden railroad. William teaches Kirk how to open safes so that Kirk can procure papers outlining the takeover plans. While Kirk is robbing the safe, Janet Leslie, daughter of one of the conspirators, enters, and Kirk forces her to marry him so that she cannot testify against him. Kirk succeeds in reconciling his father with his rivals and in winning his new wife's love. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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