The Kid Is Clever (1918)

Comedy, Adventure | 30 June 1918

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HISTORY

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
13 Jul 18
p. 472.
MPN
6 Jul 18
p. 65.
MPN
13 Jul 18
p. 256-57.
MPW
23 Feb 18
p. 1137, 1142
MPW
13 Jul 18
p. 247.
NYDM
13 Jul 18
p. 52.
Variety
12 Jul 18
p. 33.
Wid's
30 Jun 18
pp. 13-14.
DETAILS
Release Date:
30 June 1918
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
30 June 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12636
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,458
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When George Walsh learns that his director is ill, he hires a French director named Monsieur Hoe Beaux to write and direct his new film, and after it has been completed, they sit down to view the results. Kirk White, having finished college, boards a ship to South America to procure a large inheritance left to him by his uncle. On the way, he and his sweetheart, Violet Ray, encounter a group of revolutionaries led by Jazzbando Boullion. Because Boullion and his henchmen are also after the money, they imprison Kirk and Violet in a small town, but after a series of narrow escapes, the young man manages to send a wireless to the United States Marines. After their rescue, Kirk and Violet declare their love for each other. Following the screening back in the movie studio, Hoe Beaux is ordered off the ... +


When George Walsh learns that his director is ill, he hires a French director named Monsieur Hoe Beaux to write and direct his new film, and after it has been completed, they sit down to view the results. Kirk White, having finished college, boards a ship to South America to procure a large inheritance left to him by his uncle. On the way, he and his sweetheart, Violet Ray, encounter a group of revolutionaries led by Jazzbando Boullion. Because Boullion and his henchmen are also after the money, they imprison Kirk and Violet in a small town, but after a series of narrow escapes, the young man manages to send a wireless to the United States Marines. After their rescue, Kirk and Violet declare their love for each other. Following the screening back in the movie studio, Hoe Beaux is ordered off the lot. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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