The Crossroads of New York (1922)

Melodrama | May 1922

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HISTORY

"This Mack Sennett production was made about a year ago and originally shown in Los Angeles at Sennett's Mission theatre under another title [and has] since ... undergone some changes" ( Variety, 26 May 1922, p33). Original title: For Love or ... More Less

"This Mack Sennett production was made about a year ago and originally shown in Los Angeles at Sennett's Mission theatre under another title [and has] since ... undergone some changes" ( Variety, 26 May 1922, p33). Original title: For Love or Money. More Less

DETAILS
Alternate Title:
For love or money
Release Date:
May 1922
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 21 May 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Mack Sennett Productions
Copyright Date:
9 July 1922
Copyright Number:
LP18091
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,292
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Country boy Michael Flint arrives in the big city with a letter of introduction to his wealthy uncle, who secures for Michael a job with a uniform--streetcleaning. He is immediately pursued by a variety of ladies, including his landlady, and the volume increases when Uncle James Flint's reported death makes Michael an heir. Meanwhile, he has lost his heart to Ruth Anthony. Life grows more complicated, but the unexpected return of James Flint resolves a breach of promise suit brought against Michael by Grace St. Clair, Broadway actress and the elder Flint's old girl friend, and Michael traces a sudden drop in the stock market to the abduction of Ruth and her father. Rescued, Mr. Anthony acknowledges Michael's worthiness of ... +


Country boy Michael Flint arrives in the big city with a letter of introduction to his wealthy uncle, who secures for Michael a job with a uniform--streetcleaning. He is immediately pursued by a variety of ladies, including his landlady, and the volume increases when Uncle James Flint's reported death makes Michael an heir. Meanwhile, he has lost his heart to Ruth Anthony. Life grows more complicated, but the unexpected return of James Flint resolves a breach of promise suit brought against Michael by Grace St. Clair, Broadway actress and the elder Flint's old girl friend, and Michael traces a sudden drop in the stock market to the abduction of Ruth and her father. Rescued, Mr. Anthony acknowledges Michael's worthiness of Ruth. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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