Rough Stuff (1925)

Mystery | 1925

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HISTORY

The British release title for the film was Who Was the Man?. Some ads for the film incorrectly call it a Western, possibly because short story writer A. E. Ullman was primarily known as a writer of Western fiction.
       Rough Stuff was the final release in a series of six "Tip O'Neil, Star Reporter" films released by Rayart Pictures in 1924-1925 and starring George Larkin. For additional information on the series, see the entry for Midnight Secrets and consult the Series Index. ...

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The British release title for the film was Who Was the Man?. Some ads for the film incorrectly call it a Western, possibly because short story writer A. E. Ullman was primarily known as a writer of Western fiction.
       Rough Stuff was the final release in a series of six "Tip O'Neil, Star Reporter" films released by Rayart Pictures in 1924-1925 and starring George Larkin. For additional information on the series, see the entry for Midnight Secrets and consult the Series Index.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Daily News (Mount Carmel, PA)
31 Jul 1925
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Moving Picture World
11 Apr 1925
p. 590
Steubenville (OH) Herald Star
25 Nov 1925
p. 15
The Film Renter and Moving Picture News
27 Mar 1926
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The News (Frederick, MD)
10 Sep 1925
p. 11
CAST
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
Dell Henderson
Dir
PRODUCER
SOURCES
LITERARY
"Rough Stuff" by A. E. Ullman in Short Stories Magazine (25 Jan 1924).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Who Was the Man?
Release Date:
1925
Premiere Information:
Mount Carmel, PA opening: 31 Jul 1925; New York State license: 16 Sep 1925
Production Date:

Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,764
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Star reporter Tip O'Neil attends a society party given in honor of Adele Brewer, a young woman with whom he is in love. When Stock broker Richard Caldwell is shot and killd at the party, suspicion falls on Adele's brother but Tip eventually unmasks the real killer and clears Adele's ...

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Star reporter Tip O'Neil attends a society party given in honor of Adele Brewer, a young woman with whom he is in love. When Stock broker Richard Caldwell is shot and killd at the party, suspicion falls on Adele's brother but Tip eventually unmasks the real killer and clears Adele's brother.

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GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Newspaper


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Subject (Major):

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

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