The Ghost Patrol (1923)

Drama | 21 January 1923

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HISTORY

Universal records indicate that Edward T. Lowe, Jr., contributed to scenario, but he did not receive screen credit. ...

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Universal records indicate that Edward T. Lowe, Jr., contributed to scenario, but he did not receive screen credit.

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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
Dir
PRODUCER
WRITERS
Edward T. Lowe Jr.
Scen
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Ghost Patrol" by Sinclair Lewis in Red Book (Jun 1917).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
21 January 1923
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Universal Pictures Corp.
13 January 1923
LP18595
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,228
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

With his understanding manner policeman Donald Dorgan wins respect on his tough beat in "Little Hell." He tries to help Terry Rafferty "go straight" so that he may receive Rudolph Kugler's permission to marry Effie, but Terry gets into a fight and is sentenced to prison. Though released from the force as too old, Dorgan continues to walk his beat and keep the peace without being observed by his replacement, whose methods are harsher. Finally, Terry is released and wins Kugler's approval, while Dorgan is reinstated with promotion to ...

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With his understanding manner policeman Donald Dorgan wins respect on his tough beat in "Little Hell." He tries to help Terry Rafferty "go straight" so that he may receive Rudolph Kugler's permission to marry Effie, but Terry gets into a fight and is sentenced to prison. Though released from the force as too old, Dorgan continues to walk his beat and keep the peace without being observed by his replacement, whose methods are harsher. Finally, Terry is released and wins Kugler's approval, while Dorgan is reinstated with promotion to captain.

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

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