The Right That Failed (1922)

Melodrama | 20 February 1922

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Based on the short story "The Right That Failed" by John Phillips Marquand in his Four of a Kind (New York, 1923).
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Release Date:
20 February 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures
Copyright Date:
27 February 1922
Copyright Number:
LP17688
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

John Duffey, lightweight champion of New York, knocks out Kid Reagan in a sensational bout but sustains a broken wrist and is ordered to rest for several months. Johnny visits Craigmoor, a fashionable summer resort, so as to pursue there a society girl, Constance Talbot, whom he has met by accident and who is unaware of his vocation. Mr. Talbot likes Johnny and has little use for Roy Van Twiller, his daughter's fiancé; Roy, however, recognizes Johnny and wires for his father, manager, and challenger to come establish his identity. But the trio are informed of the situation by Mr. Talbot and swear they have never seen Johnny. Johnny, to get even, knocks out Roy, breaking the injured hand; he then informs Constance that he is a roughneck, but she and her family happily accept ... +


John Duffey, lightweight champion of New York, knocks out Kid Reagan in a sensational bout but sustains a broken wrist and is ordered to rest for several months. Johnny visits Craigmoor, a fashionable summer resort, so as to pursue there a society girl, Constance Talbot, whom he has met by accident and who is unaware of his vocation. Mr. Talbot likes Johnny and has little use for Roy Van Twiller, his daughter's fiancé; Roy, however, recognizes Johnny and wires for his father, manager, and challenger to come establish his identity. But the trio are informed of the situation by Mr. Talbot and swear they have never seen Johnny. Johnny, to get even, knocks out Roy, breaking the injured hand; he then informs Constance that he is a roughneck, but she and her family happily accept him. +

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