Alias the Night Wind (1923)

Mystery, Melodrama | 19 August 1923

Director:

Joseph J. Franz

Writer:

Robert N. Lee

Cinematographer:

Ernest Miller

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
19 August 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
19 August 1923
Copyright Number:
LP19335
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,145
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Former stockbroker Bing Howard is called the "Night Wind" because he is a fugitive from justice, constantly being trailed by Clifford Rushton, a private detective who has framed Howard on a bond robbery. Rushton's failure to catch Howard forces the chief to turn the case over to Detective Katherine Maxwell, alias "Lady Kate," whose brother was sent to prison for bond robbery on the same evidence Rushton has brought against Howard. Lady Kate provides a temporary hideout for Howard, then proves that Rushton is guilty of both ... +


Former stockbroker Bing Howard is called the "Night Wind" because he is a fugitive from justice, constantly being trailed by Clifford Rushton, a private detective who has framed Howard on a bond robbery. Rushton's failure to catch Howard forces the chief to turn the case over to Detective Katherine Maxwell, alias "Lady Kate," whose brother was sent to prison for bond robbery on the same evidence Rushton has brought against Howard. Lady Kate provides a temporary hideout for Howard, then proves that Rushton is guilty of both crimes. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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