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. ... More Less

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. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
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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.
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LITERARY
"Rough Stuff" by A. E. Ullman in Short Stories Magazine (25 Jan 1924).
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DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Who Was the Man?
Release Date:
1925
Premiere Information:
Mount Carmel, PA opening: 31 July 1925
New York State license: 16 September 1925
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,764
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
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 ... +


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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Newspaper


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AFI Life Achievement Award

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