Full page view
HISTORY

Copyright title: From Rags to ... More Less

Copyright title: From Rags to Riches. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
31 Aug 07
p. 768ta.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
From rags to riches
Release Date:
7 October 1922
Premiere Information:
New York premiere: 24 September 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Brothers Pictures
Copyright Date:
16 September 1922
Copyright Number:
LP18226
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,209
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Marmaduke Clarke, a wealthy boy in search of adventure, leaves home to join a gang of crooks. He and Dumbbell strike out by themselves and find work on a farm. Dumbbell falls in love with Mary Warde, but they incur the wrath of the Purist's League when they go to a dance. When a Purist's League delegation, the sheriff, the Clarkes, detectives hired by Mr. Clarke, and the gang of crooks intent on kidnaping Marmaduke, Dumbbell, and Mary all meet up together, Dumbbell reveals himself to be Ralph Connor, Secret Service agent, and turns the gang over to the ... +


Marmaduke Clarke, a wealthy boy in search of adventure, leaves home to join a gang of crooks. He and Dumbbell strike out by themselves and find work on a farm. Dumbbell falls in love with Mary Warde, but they incur the wrath of the Purist's League when they go to a dance. When a Purist's League delegation, the sheriff, the Clarkes, detectives hired by Mr. Clarke, and the gang of crooks intent on kidnaping Marmaduke, Dumbbell, and Mary all meet up together, Dumbbell reveals himself to be Ralph Connor, Secret Service agent, and turns the gang over to the sheriff. +

GENRE
Genre:


Subject
Subject (Major):

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

TOP SEARCHES

CASABLANCA

During World War II, Casablanca, Morocco is a waiting point for throngs of desperate refugees fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe. Exit visas, which are necessary to leave the country, are at ... >>

CITIZEN KANE

Seventy-year-old newspaper tycoon Charles Foster Kane dies in his palatial Florida home, Xanadu, after uttering the single word “Rosebud.” While watching a newsreel summarizing the years during which Kane ... >>

REAR WINDOW

Laid up with a broken leg during the height of summer, renowned New York magazine photographer L. B. “Jeff” Jeffries enters his last week of home confinement, bored and ... >>

RAGING BULL

In 1941, at a boxing match in Cleveland, Ohio, pandemonium breaks out when Jake La Motta, an up-and-coming young boxer, loses a decision to Jimmy Reeves, suffering his first ... >>

CITY LIGHTS

At an outdoor dedication ceremony, a tramp is discovered sleeping in the arms of a statue as it is being unveiled before a crowd. He is chased into ... >>

KEEP EXPLORING
Reformers, Gangs, Secret Service
The American Film Institute is grateful to Sir Paul Getty KBE and the Sir Paul Getty KBE Estate for their dedication to the art of the moving image and their support for the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and without whose support AFI would not have been able to achieve this historical landmark in this epic scholarly endeavor.