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DATE
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ETR
28 Jul 17
p. 645.
Motog
28 Jul 17
p. 208.
MPN
28 Jul 17
p. 627.
MPW
10 Nov 17
p. 878.
MPW
18 Aug 17
p. 1126.
NYDM
21 Jul 17
p. 17.
Variety
10 Aug 17
p. 26.
Wid's
19 Jul 17
p. 454.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Sudden Jim by Clarence Budington Kelland (New York, 1917).
DETAILS
Release Date:
22 July 1917
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

"Clothes Pin" Jimmy Ashe decides that the time for him to retire has come and so offers to turn his clothes pin manufacturing plant over to his son. At first Jimmy, Jr. hesitates, but when he does decide to take over the business, he does so with a will to make good. Opposition is thrown in his path by Moran, a crooked businessman and financial power in the town of Diversity. When Moran attempts to ruin Jimmy's business by refusing to honor his lumber contract, he meets resistance that he has not foreseen. Jimmy, joined by his men, takes possession of the one-track railroad and refuse to relinquish it until they get the lumber. Thus Jimmy proves his mettle and saves the ... +


"Clothes Pin" Jimmy Ashe decides that the time for him to retire has come and so offers to turn his clothes pin manufacturing plant over to his son. At first Jimmy, Jr. hesitates, but when he does decide to take over the business, he does so with a will to make good. Opposition is thrown in his path by Moran, a crooked businessman and financial power in the town of Diversity. When Moran attempts to ruin Jimmy's business by refusing to honor his lumber contract, he meets resistance that he has not foreseen. Jimmy, joined by his men, takes possession of the one-track railroad and refuse to relinquish it until they get the lumber. Thus Jimmy proves his mettle and saves the company. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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