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DATE
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Film Daily
23 Jan 1927
p. 6.
New York Times
28 Mar 1927
p. 26.
Variety
30 Mar 1927
p. 15.
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 January 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
12 January 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23527
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,068
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Barry Baline, a New York subway guard, is knocked unconscious by the speeding automobile of Johnson Craigie, who has just escaped from an insane asylum. While unconscious Barry imagines himself exchanging places with Craigie, the millionaire; he attends a New Year's Eve ball and is drugged, is mistaken for Craigie by two blackmailers, and along with Minnie, a lady's maid, is taken to a dive on the East River waterfront. Minnie is held for hostage while Barry is sent to get ransom money. After numerous exciting events, he obtains the money from Craigie, succeeds in cornering the gang on a barge, escapes from the police, and saves the passengers of a runaway subway train from the demented Craigie. Awakening in the hospital, Barry finds that the girl of his dreams, Minnie, is his ... +


Barry Baline, a New York subway guard, is knocked unconscious by the speeding automobile of Johnson Craigie, who has just escaped from an insane asylum. While unconscious Barry imagines himself exchanging places with Craigie, the millionaire; he attends a New Year's Eve ball and is drugged, is mistaken for Craigie by two blackmailers, and along with Minnie, a lady's maid, is taken to a dive on the East River waterfront. Minnie is held for hostage while Barry is sent to get ransom money. After numerous exciting events, he obtains the money from Craigie, succeeds in cornering the gang on a barge, escapes from the police, and saves the passengers of a runaway subway train from the demented Craigie. Awakening in the hospital, Barry finds that the girl of his dreams, Minnie, is his nurse. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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