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Jackie Coogan and Max Davidson revived their roles as "Max Ginsberg" and "Timothy Kelly" from the film The Rag Man , released earlier in 1925 and also directed by Eddie Cline (see ... More Less

Jackie Coogan and Max Davidson revived their roles as "Max Ginsberg" and "Timothy Kelly" from the film The Rag Man , released earlier in 1925 and also directed by Eddie Cline (see entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
14 Nov 1925
p. 33.
Film Daily
15 Nov 1925.
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New York Times
9 Nov 1925
p. 25.
Variety
11 Nov 1925
p. 43.
DETAILS
Release Date:
22 November 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 8 November 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Copyright Date:
1 December 1925
Copyright Number:
LP22057
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,915
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Max Ginsberg, an elderly Jew, and his little Irish partner, Tim Kelly, have made their fortune in rags but lose it by investing in Vista Copper and return to the junk business. They take in Mary Riley, an impoverished young girl, as a boarder and later as a partner. Mary falls in love with Nathan Burke, the son of wealthy parents. Nathan's mother, however, disapproves of Mary. The Burke family fortune suffers a setback, but Tim saves the day with the Vista Copper stock, and all ends well for Mary and ... +


Max Ginsberg, an elderly Jew, and his little Irish partner, Tim Kelly, have made their fortune in rags but lose it by investing in Vista Copper and return to the junk business. They take in Mary Riley, an impoverished young girl, as a boarder and later as a partner. Mary falls in love with Nathan Burke, the son of wealthy parents. Nathan's mother, however, disapproves of Mary. The Burke family fortune suffers a setback, but Tim saves the day with the Vista Copper stock, and all ends well for Mary and Nathan. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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