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Copyright material states that Al Lichtman Corp. was distributor, but the exact date of the merger between Preferred Pictures, Inc., and Al Lichtman Corp. has not been ... More Less

Copyright material states that Al Lichtman Corp. was distributor, but the exact date of the merger between Preferred Pictures, Inc., and Al Lichtman Corp. has not been determined. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
11 Nov 1923.
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MPW
17 Nov 1923.
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Variety
22 Nov 23
p. 27.
DETAILS
Release Date:
21 October 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Preferred Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
4 September 1923
Copyright Number:
LP19377
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,350
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Danny O'Rourke, the son of an Irish-American policeman who dies a hero, is training to join the force. His sweetheart, Maggie, is the daughter of a police lieutenant. When society girl Miriam Welton arrives in their slum neighborhood to do social work, she nearly causes a split between the two lovers. Danny takes his final examination and thinks he has failed. At the same time, Danny's sister Shannon is caught shoplifting. Danny enters a prizefighting contest to raise money to save his sister. He loses the fight but discovers that an error in the scoring of his examination makes him eligible to join the police ... +


Danny O'Rourke, the son of an Irish-American policeman who dies a hero, is training to join the force. His sweetheart, Maggie, is the daughter of a police lieutenant. When society girl Miriam Welton arrives in their slum neighborhood to do social work, she nearly causes a split between the two lovers. Danny takes his final examination and thinks he has failed. At the same time, Danny's sister Shannon is caught shoplifting. Danny enters a prizefighting contest to raise money to save his sister. He loses the fight but discovers that an error in the scoring of his examination makes him eligible to join the police force. +

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

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