Channing of the Northwest (1922)

Melodrama | 20 April 1922

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DETAILS
Release Date:
20 April 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Selznick Pictures
Copyright Date:
30 April 1922
Copyright Number:
LP17816
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,725
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Channing, who lives the life of a leisured gentleman in London, falls in love with Cicily Varden, a dancer in the Gaiety Revue, but she breaks off the engagement upon learning he is to be disinherited. Channing leaves for Canada and joins the Canadian Northwest Mounted; there he meets Jes Driscoll, who lives with her father, Tom, and her adopted brother, Jim Franey. Sport McCool, owner of the local dancehall, is known to engage in smuggling hooch across the border, and Channing is detailed to investigate his activities--in which Jim is involved. Inflamed with jealousy and taunted by McCool's insinuations, Jim determines to kill Channing, but he hesitates at an opportune moment and shoots McCool. Jim dies from a wound, and Channing and Jes are ... +


Channing, who lives the life of a leisured gentleman in London, falls in love with Cicily Varden, a dancer in the Gaiety Revue, but she breaks off the engagement upon learning he is to be disinherited. Channing leaves for Canada and joins the Canadian Northwest Mounted; there he meets Jes Driscoll, who lives with her father, Tom, and her adopted brother, Jim Franey. Sport McCool, owner of the local dancehall, is known to engage in smuggling hooch across the border, and Channing is detailed to investigate his activities--in which Jim is involved. Inflamed with jealousy and taunted by McCool's insinuations, Jim determines to kill Channing, but he hesitates at an opportune moment and shoots McCool. Jim dies from a wound, and Channing and Jes are united. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Northwest


Subject

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

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