The Shooting of Dan McGrew (1924)

Melodrama | 31 March 1924

Director:

Clarence G. Badger

Writer:

Winifred Dunn

Cinematographer:

Rudolph Berquist

Production Company:

S-L Productions
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
30 Mar 1924.
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New York Times
9 Jun 1924
p. 14.
Variety
11 Jun 1924
p. 28.
DETAILS
Release Date:
31 March 1924
Copyright Claimant:
S-L Productions
Copyright Date:
9 April 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20126
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,318
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Although the dance troupe of which she is leading lady is successful in South America, Lou urges her husband, Jim, to seek another environment for the sake of their 2-year-old son. When Dan McGrew offers to put Lou on the New York stage and beats Jim in a fight, she runs away with him to Alaska, where she becomes a decoy in the Malamute saloon. Learning that Lou has been duped by her abductor, Jim follows them to the Klondike and kills McGrew. Husband, wife, and child are then ... +


Although the dance troupe of which she is leading lady is successful in South America, Lou urges her husband, Jim, to seek another environment for the sake of their 2-year-old son. When Dan McGrew offers to put Lou on the New York stage and beats Jim in a fight, she runs away with him to Alaska, where she becomes a decoy in the Malamute saloon. Learning that Lou has been duped by her abductor, Jim follows them to the Klondike and kills McGrew. Husband, wife, and child are then reunited. +

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