Somewhere in Georgia (1916)

Drama | 1916

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HISTORY

This film was produced to exploit the popularity of the famous baseball player Ty Cobb. Author Grantland Rice was a well-known sports writer for the New York Tribune . Although the film was advertised and listed in release charts in Oct and Nov 1916, it was not reviewed until Jun ... More Less

This film was produced to exploit the popularity of the famous baseball player Ty Cobb. Author Grantland Rice was a well-known sports writer for the New York Tribune . Although the film was advertised and listed in release charts in Oct and Nov 1916, it was not reviewed until Jun 1917. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
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DATE
PAGE
MPW
28 Oct 16
pp. 504-05.
MPW
11 Nov 16
p. 879.
MPW
18 Nov 16
p. 1083.
Variety
8 Sep 17
p. 18.
Wid's
7 Jun 17
p. 367.
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Release Date:
1916
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

A bank clerk in love with the banker's daughter finds that he has a competitor in the bank cashier, who also wants to marry the girl. The bank clerk, being well known for his ball playing with the home team, is watched by a scout from the Detroit baseball club, and is finally offered a chance in the big league. He accepts and, while away, learns that the cashier is to marry his sweetheart. He starts for home, but is waylaid by a gang of thugs employed by the cashier to detain the ball player. He combats the thugs and arrives home just in time to play in the last game with his home team. He wins not only the game, but his sweetheart as ... +


A bank clerk in love with the banker's daughter finds that he has a competitor in the bank cashier, who also wants to marry the girl. The bank clerk, being well known for his ball playing with the home team, is watched by a scout from the Detroit baseball club, and is finally offered a chance in the big league. He accepts and, while away, learns that the cashier is to marry his sweetheart. He starts for home, but is waylaid by a gang of thugs employed by the cashier to detain the ball player. He combats the thugs and arrives home just in time to play in the last game with his home team. He wins not only the game, but his sweetheart as well. +

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