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DATE
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Exhibitors Trade Review
11 Apr 1925
p. 51.
Film Daily
5 Apr 1925.
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New York Times
23 Mar 1925
p. 14.
Variety
25 Mar 1925.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
1 January 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
24 January 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21065
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,850
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Billy Craig, the son of the wealthy president of a steamship line, falls in love with Linda Harper, whose father works for the elder Craig. When Billy's father refuses to give him enough money to cover a gambling debt, Billy steals it from his father's desk, pays the gambler, and leaves town on a trip. Linda's father is accused of the theft and sent to prison. Billy returns from his trip, learns of Harper's incarceration, and confesses his guilt to his father. To spare his ailing wife the shock of a public confession, the elder Craig has Billy forcefully taken aboard one of the company ships. Billy later escapes from the ship, returns home to find his mother dead, and confesses to Linda's ailing father, who has been freed on parole. Billy offers to go to jail, but Harper requests only that Linda be kept ignorant of the facts. Harper then informs Billy that Linda has gone to see Glenn Hayden in an effort to borrow money. Billy goes after her, arriving just in time to save her from Hayden's unwelcome advances. Billy and Linda are married with their parents' grateful ... +


Billy Craig, the son of the wealthy president of a steamship line, falls in love with Linda Harper, whose father works for the elder Craig. When Billy's father refuses to give him enough money to cover a gambling debt, Billy steals it from his father's desk, pays the gambler, and leaves town on a trip. Linda's father is accused of the theft and sent to prison. Billy returns from his trip, learns of Harper's incarceration, and confesses his guilt to his father. To spare his ailing wife the shock of a public confession, the elder Craig has Billy forcefully taken aboard one of the company ships. Billy later escapes from the ship, returns home to find his mother dead, and confesses to Linda's ailing father, who has been freed on parole. Billy offers to go to jail, but Harper requests only that Linda be kept ignorant of the facts. Harper then informs Billy that Linda has gone to see Glenn Hayden in an effort to borrow money. Billy goes after her, arriving just in time to save her from Hayden's unwelcome advances. Billy and Linda are married with their parents' grateful consent. +

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