The Barefoot Boy (1923)

Drama | 1 September 1923

Director:

David Kirkland

Writer:

Wallace Clifton

Cinematographer:

David Abel

Production Company:

Mission Film Corp.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
1 September 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Mission Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
5 May 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20l74
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,943
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Mistreated by his stepfather and the villagers and wrongly accused of setting fire to the schoolhouse, 12-year-old Dick Alden runs away vowing to revenge himself on his accusers. Years later he returns, determined to close the mill he has inherited; but the love of his childhood sweetheart, Mary, alters his decision, and he resolves to build a new ... +


Mistreated by his stepfather and the villagers and wrongly accused of setting fire to the schoolhouse, 12-year-old Dick Alden runs away vowing to revenge himself on his accusers. Years later he returns, determined to close the mill he has inherited; but the love of his childhood sweetheart, Mary, alters his decision, and he resolves to build a new life. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Rural


Subject

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

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