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Copyright title: From Rags to Riches. ...

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DATE
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31 Aug 1907
p. 768ta
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
From rags to riches
Release Date:
7 October 1922
Premiere Information:
New York premiere: 24 Sep 1922
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Warner Brothers Pictures
16 September 1922
LP18226
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,209
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
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 ...

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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.

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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