Ten Nights in a Bar Room (1921)

Melodrama | 11 December 1921

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HISTORY

Copyrighted as 9 reels.
       William W. Pratt’s full play was adapted into several films, including Ten Nights in a Barroom (one scene, 1897), Biograph's five-part Ten Nights in a Bar-Room, (1901), S. Lubin's Ten Nights in a Barrom (1903), Ten Nights in a Barroom (1910), Ten Nights in a Bar Room (1911), Ten Nights in a Bar Room (1913), Ten Nights in a Baroom (by the Colored Players Film Company, 1926), and Ten Nights in a Barroom (1931) (see entries). ... More Less

Copyrighted as 9 reels.
       William W. Pratt’s full play was adapted into several films, including Ten Nights in a Barroom (one scene, 1897), Biograph's five-part Ten Nights in a Bar-Room, (1901), S. Lubin's Ten Nights in a Barrom (1903), Ten Nights in a Barroom (1910), Ten Nights in a Bar Room (1911), Ten Nights in a Bar Room (1913), Ten Nights in a Baroom (by the Colored Players Film Company, 1926), and Ten Nights in a Barroom (1931) (see entries). More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
8 Jan 1922.
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Film Daily
1 Mar 1931.
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Variety
12 May 22
p. 33.
DETAILS
Release Date:
11 December 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Blazed Trail Productions
Copyright Date:
23 September 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16984
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Joe Morgan, worker in a northern logging camp, falls under the influence of alcohol when a new saloon opens in the town. Eventually he becomes useless as a worker and neglects his wife and child, Little Mary. When his child comes to the saloon to urge her father to return home, a thrown beer tumbler strikes her; she is taken home and later dies. Joe, at least realizing the evil of drink, sets about seeking revenge for his daughter's death. Following a series of thrilling incidents, including a spectacular fire and logging jam, Joe abandons his pursuit of revenge and is reunited with his ... +


Joe Morgan, worker in a northern logging camp, falls under the influence of alcohol when a new saloon opens in the town. Eventually he becomes useless as a worker and neglects his wife and child, Little Mary. When his child comes to the saloon to urge her father to return home, a thrown beer tumbler strikes her; she is taken home and later dies. Joe, at least realizing the evil of drink, sets about seeking revenge for his daughter's death. Following a series of thrilling incidents, including a spectacular fire and logging jam, Joe abandons his pursuit of revenge and is reunited with his wife. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Rural


Subject

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

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