Hoodman Blind (1923)

Melodrama | 1923

Director:

John Ford

Writer:

Charles Kenyon

Cinematographer:

George Schneiderman

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
1923
Premiere Information:
release: 16 December or 20 December 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
16 November 1923
Copyright Number:
LP19656
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,434
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

John Linden deserts his wife and daughter and goes west accompanied by another woman, Jessie Walton, whom he leaves after the birth of their daughter. He goes to South Africa and there finds wealth. Meanwhile, both mothers die, leaving the daughters, Nancy and Jessie, who closely resemble each other, to fend separately for themselves. Nancy grows up and marries a fisherman; Jessie becomes a streetwalker. Linden tries to send money to Nancy, but it is intercepted by his lawyer, Mark Lezzard. Linden returns to America and is reunited with his daughters after a heroic rescue of Jessie from a sinking boat by Nancy's ... +


John Linden deserts his wife and daughter and goes west accompanied by another woman, Jessie Walton, whom he leaves after the birth of their daughter. He goes to South Africa and there finds wealth. Meanwhile, both mothers die, leaving the daughters, Nancy and Jessie, who closely resemble each other, to fend separately for themselves. Nancy grows up and marries a fisherman; Jessie becomes a streetwalker. Linden tries to send money to Nancy, but it is intercepted by his lawyer, Mark Lezzard. Linden returns to America and is reunited with his daughters after a heroic rescue of Jessie from a sinking boat by Nancy's husband. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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