Silent Sentinel (1929)

Melodrama | 1929

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HISTORY

The 21 Jul 1929 FD review attributes titles to Hans Tiesler, but the FDYB credits Alvin J. ... More Less

The 21 Jul 1929 FD review attributes titles to Hans Tiesler, but the FDYB credits Alvin J. Neitz. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
21 Jul 1929.
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Variety
24 Jul 1929
p. 35.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1929
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 16 July 1929
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,700, 4,800
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

A banker successfully places the blame for his own embezzling on one of his cashiers (thereby collecting from the bonding company), but he is finally caught in the act by another cashier, the sister of the imprisoned cashier, and Champion, a dog. While Champion keeps the banker busy, the hero goes for the police; and there ensues a long chase, which ends with the capture of the banker, the release of the girl's brother, and her happy embrace of the ... +


A banker successfully places the blame for his own embezzling on one of his cashiers (thereby collecting from the bonding company), but he is finally caught in the act by another cashier, the sister of the imprisoned cashier, and Champion, a dog. While Champion keeps the banker busy, the hero goes for the police; and there ensues a long chase, which ends with the capture of the banker, the release of the girl's brother, and her happy embrace of the hero. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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