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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Advertiser (Adelaide)
21 Dec 1927
p. 16.
Film Daily
11 Sep 1927
p. 6.
MPN Booking Guide
Oct 1927
p. 25
DETAILS
Release Date:
3 July 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
23 July 1927
Copyright Number:
LP24150
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,301
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Sheila Kelly, the daughter of a wealthy Irish family that owns a thoroughbred racehorse named "Nora," is in love with Terry O'Flynn, the son of a noble, but now impoverished neighboring family that owns a racehorse named "Colleen." Because of a long-standing feud between the two families, the young lovers cannot marry. In order to recoup the family fortunes, the O'Flynns leave Ireland and go to America, where they plan to enter Colleen into a high stakes race. Meanwhile, the Kelly family loses it fortune and also travels to America. Sometime later, Sheila rides Colleen in the race and wins the purse, assuring that she and Terry can marry and unite the two ... +


Sheila Kelly, the daughter of a wealthy Irish family that owns a thoroughbred racehorse named "Nora," is in love with Terry O'Flynn, the son of a noble, but now impoverished neighboring family that owns a racehorse named "Colleen." Because of a long-standing feud between the two families, the young lovers cannot marry. In order to recoup the family fortunes, the O'Flynns leave Ireland and go to America, where they plan to enter Colleen into a high stakes race. Meanwhile, the Kelly family loses it fortune and also travels to America. Sometime later, Sheila rides Colleen in the race and wins the purse, assuring that she and Terry can marry and unite the two families.
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