The Big Punch (1921)

Melodrama | 30 January 1921

Director:

John Ford

Cinematographer:

Frank B. Good

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

The 8 Jan 1921 Motion Picture News noted that director Jack Ford was "making the last scenes" for Fighting Back, the film's working ... More Less

The 8 Jan 1921 Motion Picture News noted that director Jack Ford was "making the last scenes" for Fighting Back, the film's working title. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture News
8 Jan 1921
p. 569.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Fighting Back
Release Date:
30 January 1921
Production Date:
ended late December 1920 or early January 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
30 January 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16427
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Buck, who is preparing to enter a theological seminary, aids his brother and some friends who are fleeing from justice, and thus implicated he is sent to prison for 2 years. There he meets again Hope Standish, a Salvation Army girl who had interested him. Returning home, he meets the old district circuit rider and promises to continue the circuit rider's work when he dies. The brother escapes from prison and is converted by Buck, who falls in love with ... +


Buck, who is preparing to enter a theological seminary, aids his brother and some friends who are fleeing from justice, and thus implicated he is sent to prison for 2 years. There he meets again Hope Standish, a Salvation Army girl who had interested him. Returning home, he meets the old district circuit rider and promises to continue the circuit rider's work when he dies. The brother escapes from prison and is converted by Buck, who falls in love with Hope. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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