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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 2, 1980|
|Born:||September 27, 1892||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Two sailors on leave romance a dance-hall hostess and her prim sister.
A secretary who handles the boss' business perfectly marries him and tackles his home life.
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
Plastic surgery turns a gangster into a movie star.
Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester (Walter Connolly, character actor who was first-billed in six films in the mid-1930s), is deeply in love with his wife Margaret (Doris Kenyon)and dreams of the future when his son Jack (played in age order by Scotty Beckett, Macon Jones and Robert Young) will step into his shoes. He sails to England to produce a show but the ship strikes a derelict wreckage and is sinking rapidly. In the ensuing wild panic, Forrester saves many lives, until finally, panic stricken by sudden fear, he dons a woman's clothes and is among the rescued. On the coast of Newfouldland, the villagers, not aware of his true identity, curse him but he is befriended by Alec (Hobart Bosworth)who helps him conceal his identity. With a planned story of his survival, he returns to New York but cannot face his family or friends after he sees the plaque to his heroism on his New York theatre. Deciding to remain thought of as dead, he becomes a derelict himself, surviving on odd jobs as he watches from afar his now-grown son (Robert Young)begin his career as a producer. The son meets with failure and Forrester, claiming to be an old friend of his father, goes to him and renders assistance as Jack works on a new play. It is a success and Jack brings his mother to meet his mentor. She recognizes him as her husband and, after Jack has left the room, the two of them decide they still have happiness ahead of them, without Jack having to know the truth.
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
An aspiring opera singer and her mentor fight so much they barely realize they''re in love.
A bond thief, a private eye and a drunken reporter wreak havoc on an ocean voyage.
A newspaperman tracks a runaway heiress on a madcap cross-country tour.
A movie actor is killed while filming a scene.
The Eagle uses sky writing to make threats against a corporation. Nathan Gregory owns a travelling fairground and is thought to be the Eagle. Craig McCoy is a pilot who goes looking for the Eagle when Gregory turns up missing.
A husband and wife chase younger lovers while their daughter takes up with a crook.
A dress-shop model falls in love with a millionaire, but when she has the chance to marry him, she is unsure of her social position.
Achmet Bey, a Turkish chieftain, catches one of his many wives in adultery and murders her lover. Throwing aside the cuckolding wife, he abducts his harem an innocent girl. However, a brave American who loves her comes to her rescue.
A young man infiltrates the underworld by pretending to be a convicted burglar. While undercover, he meets a young woman who turns out to be no more a part of gangland than he, but with similar reasons for disguising herself.
In this silent film, when an aristocratic family and their servants are shipwrecked, the butler becomes their ruler.
A wealthy young woman is nevertheless despondent because her wealth cannot purchase for her the things she really cares about: romance, true love, or freedom. She sets out to live in a wild, unfettered manner in the country, and discovers that the things she seeks are not a matter of simply changing locales.
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