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The 1 Sep 1923 Motion Picture News noted that the film was being made at Paramount's Long Island City, NY, studios. An item in the 21 Oct 1923 FD mentioned that Hardy Tucker, Hugh Wynne, and Edward Elkas were members of the cast, but they are not listed in the final film. ...

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The 1 Sep 1923 Motion Picture News noted that the film was being made at Paramount's Long Island City, NY, studios. An item in the 21 Oct 1923 FD mentioned that Hardy Tucker, Hugh Wynne, and Edward Elkas were members of the cast, but they are not listed in the final film.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
21 Oct 1923
p. 10
Motion Picture News
1 Sep 1923
p. 1119
DETAILS
Release Date:
23 December 1923
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
19 December 1923
LP19768
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,080
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

When gangster Jimmy Donovan is made guardian of Midge, the 7-year-old brother of his friend Big Ben Murray, he decides to reform and rear Midge properly. The court takes custody of Midge, but Donovan proves himself by recovering a payroll stolen by some of his ex-colleagues, thereby winning Midge and Kitty, his ...

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When gangster Jimmy Donovan is made guardian of Midge, the 7-year-old brother of his friend Big Ben Murray, he decides to reform and rear Midge properly. The court takes custody of Midge, but Donovan proves himself by recovering a payroll stolen by some of his ex-colleagues, thereby winning Midge and Kitty, his girl.

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GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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