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Filmed at Biograph Studios in New York.
Copyright title: The Bondboy. ...

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Filmed at Biograph Studios in New York.
Copyright title: The Bondboy.

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DETAILS
Release Date:
October 1922
Production Date:

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Date
Copyright Number
Inspiration Pictures
28 September 1922
LP18249
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,902
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

For the sake of his impoverished mother, Joe Newbolt bonds himself to harsh Isom Chase. Ollie Chase tires of the difficult life her husband has forced on her and plans to elope with Cyrus Morgan, but Joe's sense of honor forces him to intervene. While Joe is trying to persuade Ollie not to proceed with her plans, Chase discovers him with his wife, misunderstands, reaches for his gun, and is accidentally killed. Joe protects Mrs. Chase, though he is accused of murder, tried, convicted, and sentenced to be hanged. But he escapes, goes to Mrs. Chase, and persuades her to reveal the truth. Joe is restored to his sweetheart and discovers that the Chase farm is rightfully ...

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For the sake of his impoverished mother, Joe Newbolt bonds himself to harsh Isom Chase. Ollie Chase tires of the difficult life her husband has forced on her and plans to elope with Cyrus Morgan, but Joe's sense of honor forces him to intervene. While Joe is trying to persuade Ollie not to proceed with her plans, Chase discovers him with his wife, misunderstands, reaches for his gun, and is accidentally killed. Joe protects Mrs. Chase, though he is accused of murder, tried, convicted, and sentenced to be hanged. But he escapes, goes to Mrs. Chase, and persuades her to reveal the truth. Joe is restored to his sweetheart and discovers that the Chase farm is rightfully his.

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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