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The 10 Jan 1926 FD reported that filming on The Sap had just started in Laguna Beach, CA.
       A sound and dialogue adaptation of the William A. Grew play was made by Warner Bros. in 1929. That film, also entitled The Sap, was directed by Archie Mayo and starred Edward Everett Horton and Alan Hale (see ... More Less

The 10 Jan 1926 FD reported that filming on The Sap had just started in Laguna Beach, CA.
       A sound and dialogue adaptation of the William A. Grew play was made by Warner Bros. in 1929. That film, also entitled The Sap, was directed by Archie Mayo and starred Edward Everett Horton and Alan Hale (see entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Chicago Tribune
2 May 1926
p. I1.
Film Daily
10 Jan 1926
p. 10.
Los Angeles Times
7 Mar 1926
p. I4.
Youngstown (OH) Vindacator
10 Jun 1926
p. 17.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
WRITERS
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Asst cam
FILM EDITOR
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play The Sap by William A. Grew (New York, 15 Dec 1924).
DETAILS
Release Date:
20 March 1926
Production Date:
began early January 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
20 March 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22513
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,519
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Barry Weston, who has been coddled into cowardice by his mother, goes off to war and out of sheer terror fights splendidly. He is welcomed back to his hometown as a hero, though he himself feels that he does not merit the praise. He is idolized by Janet, his sweetheart, but Vance, the town bully, is jealous of her attentions to Barry and taunts him publicly, daring him to fight. Despite her love for him, Janet gives up on Barry, and even his friend Wienie thinks him an irremediable coward. Barry returns his medals to the War Department and in desperation sets out to conquer all his fears; at last confident, he determines to even the score with Vance. With his victory over Vance, Barry regains Janet's love and the respect of the ... +


Barry Weston, who has been coddled into cowardice by his mother, goes off to war and out of sheer terror fights splendidly. He is welcomed back to his hometown as a hero, though he himself feels that he does not merit the praise. He is idolized by Janet, his sweetheart, but Vance, the town bully, is jealous of her attentions to Barry and taunts him publicly, daring him to fight. Despite her love for him, Janet gives up on Barry, and even his friend Wienie thinks him an irremediable coward. Barry returns his medals to the War Department and in desperation sets out to conquer all his fears; at last confident, he determines to even the score with Vance. With his victory over Vance, Barry regains Janet's love and the respect of the town. +

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