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Film Daily
13 Sep 1925.
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Motion Picture News
12 Sep 1925
p. 1270.
New York Times
1 Sep 1925
p. 18.
Variety
2 Sep 1925
p. 36.
CAST
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LITERARY
Based on the play The Limited Mail: A Realistic Picture of Life on the Rail. A Comedy-drama in Four Acts by Elmer E. Vance (1889).
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 September 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 29 August 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
16 July 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21655
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,144
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Bob Wilson, who becomes a tramp after being jilted by his fiancée, prevents the Limited Mail from being wrecked during a mountain storm and becomes fast friends with Jim Fowler, a railway mail clerk. Jim gets Bob a job on the railroad, and Bob works himself up to the position of engineer on the Limited. Both of the men fall in love with Caroline Dale, but she prefers Bob. A runaway freight runs into the Limited, and Jim is killed. Bob becomes a tramp again, making pals with an ex-convict. When the sides of a tunnel give way, Bob again prevents a train wreck and is reunited with Caroline, who is a passenger on the train. Jim's son, Bobby, is saved from drowning in a mountain stream by the ex-con, and Bob and Caroline make plans to be ... +


Bob Wilson, who becomes a tramp after being jilted by his fiancée, prevents the Limited Mail from being wrecked during a mountain storm and becomes fast friends with Jim Fowler, a railway mail clerk. Jim gets Bob a job on the railroad, and Bob works himself up to the position of engineer on the Limited. Both of the men fall in love with Caroline Dale, but she prefers Bob. A runaway freight runs into the Limited, and Jim is killed. Bob becomes a tramp again, making pals with an ex-convict. When the sides of a tunnel give way, Bob again prevents a train wreck and is reunited with Caroline, who is a passenger on the train. Jim's son, Bobby, is saved from drowning in a mountain stream by the ex-con, and Bob and Caroline make plans to be married. +

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