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The Var review and some other contemporary sources listed the film's title as Woman Power . Harold MacGrath's short story was also used as the basis for the 1942 Twentieth Century-Fox film Right to the Heart , directed by Eugene Forde and staring Brenda Joyce and Joseph Allen, Jr. (see ... More Less

The Var review and some other contemporary sources listed the film's title as Woman Power . Harold MacGrath's short story was also used as the basis for the 1942 Twentieth Century-Fox film Right to the Heart , directed by Eugene Forde and staring Brenda Joyce and Joseph Allen, Jr. (see entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
26 Sep 1926
p. 10.
Variety
20 Oct 1926
p. 66.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "You Can't Always Tell" by Harold MacGrath in Red Book Magazine (Dec 1925).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Woman Power
Release Date:
19 September 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
5 September 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23074
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,240
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Johnny Bromley, a rich young idler, goaded by the sneering laughter of Dot, a vamp, and by his father's open contempt, retires to a prizefighters' training camp for rehabilitation. There he meets Jenny Killian, daughter of the camp owner, and with her encouragement and love he overcomes the unpleasant memories of Dot's accusations of cowardice. When at last he is a success, he wins the hand of Jenny in marriage and his parent's forgiveness; upon meeting his former rival (The Broker) with Dot, he surprises him with a swift punch in the ... +


Johnny Bromley, a rich young idler, goaded by the sneering laughter of Dot, a vamp, and by his father's open contempt, retires to a prizefighters' training camp for rehabilitation. There he meets Jenny Killian, daughter of the camp owner, and with her encouragement and love he overcomes the unpleasant memories of Dot's accusations of cowardice. When at last he is a success, he wins the hand of Jenny in marriage and his parent's forgiveness; upon meeting his former rival (The Broker) with Dot, he surprises him with a swift punch in the jaw. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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