Winner Take All (1924)

Melodrama | 12 October 1924

Director:

W. S. Van Dyke

Writer:

Ewart Adamson

Cinematographers:

E. D. Van Dyke, Joseph Brotherton

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Winner Take All by Larry Evans (New York, c1920).
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Release Date:
12 October 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
5 October 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20640
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,949
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Perry Blair's foreman fires him for fighting, fight promoter Charles Dunham hires him and takes him east to enter the boxing ring. Perry becomes a star boxer but breaks his contract and returns home when he is ordered to fight a crooked match. Sometime later Dunham again comes west and engages Perry to fight one more contest on a winner-take-all basis. He wins the fight and Cecil Manners, who has believed him to be a ... +


When Perry Blair's foreman fires him for fighting, fight promoter Charles Dunham hires him and takes him east to enter the boxing ring. Perry becomes a star boxer but breaks his contract and returns home when he is ordered to fight a crooked match. Sometime later Dunham again comes west and engages Perry to fight one more contest on a winner-take-all basis. He wins the fight and Cecil Manners, who has believed him to be a coward. +

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