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The 1 Sep 1923 Motion Picture News noted that the film was being made at Paramount's Long Island City, NY, studios. An item in the 21 Oct 1923 FD mentioned that Hardy Tucker, Hugh Wynne, and Edward Elkas were members of the cast, but they are not listed in the final ... More Less

The 1 Sep 1923 Motion Picture News noted that the film was being made at Paramount's Long Island City, NY, studios. An item in the 21 Oct 1923 FD mentioned that Hardy Tucker, Hugh Wynne, and Edward Elkas were members of the cast, but they are not listed in the final film. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
21 Oct 1923
p. 10.
Motion Picture News
1 Sep 1923
p. 1119.
DETAILS
Release Date:
23 December 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
19 December 1923
Copyright Number:
LP19768
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,080
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When gangster Jimmy Donovan is made guardian of Midge, the 7-year-old brother of his friend Big Ben Murray, he decides to reform and rear Midge properly. The court takes custody of Midge, but Donovan proves himself by recovering a payroll stolen by some of his ex-colleagues, thereby winning Midge and Kitty, his ... +


When gangster Jimmy Donovan is made guardian of Midge, the 7-year-old brother of his friend Big Ben Murray, he decides to reform and rear Midge properly. The court takes custody of Midge, but Donovan proves himself by recovering a payroll stolen by some of his ex-colleagues, thereby winning Midge and Kitty, his girl. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


Subject

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

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