The Blue Eagle (1926)

Melodrama | 12 September 1926

Director:

John Ford

Writer:

L. G. Rigby

Cinematographer:

George Schneiderman

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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Film Daily
19 Sep 1926.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Lord's Referee" by Gerald Beaumont in Red Book Magazine (Jul 1923).
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 September 1926
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
12 September 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23122
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,200
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

George D'Arcy and Tim Ryan, rival leaders of neighborhood gangs, become stokers and watertenders on a U. S. battleship during the World War. For a time, their rivalry over politics, social affairs, and the same girl--Rose--is held in check by discipline, but their parish priest, Father Joe, the ship's chaplain, finally decides to let them fight it out in the ring. Their fight is interrupted, however, by a submarine attack, which is repelled. After the war the feud continues until narcotics smugglers kill one of George's brothers and shoot Tim's buddy; together they storm the smugglers' stronghold and blow up their submarine. Later, under the supervision of Father Joe, a fight is staged, and George is the ... +


George D'Arcy and Tim Ryan, rival leaders of neighborhood gangs, become stokers and watertenders on a U. S. battleship during the World War. For a time, their rivalry over politics, social affairs, and the same girl--Rose--is held in check by discipline, but their parish priest, Father Joe, the ship's chaplain, finally decides to let them fight it out in the ring. Their fight is interrupted, however, by a submarine attack, which is repelled. After the war the feud continues until narcotics smugglers kill one of George's brothers and shoot Tim's buddy; together they storm the smugglers' stronghold and blow up their submarine. Later, under the supervision of Father Joe, a fight is staged, and George is the victor. +

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