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The working title of this film was Fighting Job ... More Less

The working title of this film was Fighting Job . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
7 Aug 20
p. 1057.
MPN
7 Aug 20
p. 1241.
MPW
7 Aug 20
p. 780.
Variety
3 Sep 20
p. 45.
Wid's
1 Aug 20
p. 17.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Fighting Job
Release Date:
23 August 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Mfg. Co., Inc.
Copyright Date:
16 August 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15438
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,574
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Westerner Job McCoy rescues Diana Hughes's hat as it blows off the observation platform of the Texas Limited , Diana invites him to visit her and her uncle at the Ninevah gold mines. Smitten with Diana, Job proceeds directly to Ninevah where Diana's uncle, Howard Marlowe, is experiencing difficulties in running the mines. In addition to Marlowe's managerial problems, his wife Eileen has become enamored of Frank Otis, an unscrupulous man who plans to rob the mines and elope with Eileen. Job, a frequent visitor to the Marlowes', discovers the plan and outwits Otis. Eileen sees the error of her ways and returns to her husband; Diana becomes engaged to an Easterner; and Job is left with no ... +


When Westerner Job McCoy rescues Diana Hughes's hat as it blows off the observation platform of the Texas Limited , Diana invites him to visit her and her uncle at the Ninevah gold mines. Smitten with Diana, Job proceeds directly to Ninevah where Diana's uncle, Howard Marlowe, is experiencing difficulties in running the mines. In addition to Marlowe's managerial problems, his wife Eileen has become enamored of Frank Otis, an unscrupulous man who plans to rob the mines and elope with Eileen. Job, a frequent visitor to the Marlowes', discovers the plan and outwits Otis. Eileen sees the error of her ways and returns to her husband; Diana becomes engaged to an Easterner; and Job is left with no one. +

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