Ned McCobb's Daughter


1h 11m 1929

Film Details

Release Date
Jan 12, 1929
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Pathé Exchange, Inc.
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play Ned McCobb's Daughter by Sidney Howard (New York, 29 Nov 1926).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 11m
Sound
Mono (RCA Photophone System), Silent
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.33 : 1
Film Length
6,015ft (7 reels)

Synopsis

Rumrunner Babe Callahan uses the home of his married brother, George, as a front for his operations. Carrie, George's wife, unaware of the arrangement, runs a restaurant in part of the large house, owned by her father, who is captain of the local ferry for which George collects the fares. George proves to be more the scoundrel than his bootlegging brother when he steals money from the fares to buy jewelry to purchase the affections of Jennie, a waitress. When a government official, Kelly, investigates the cellar of the house, George kills him, hiding the body in an apple bin. Prohibition officers arrive searching for Kelly but find instead trucks with false bottoms. The officials leave, staking-out nearby. Babe's first instinct is to flee, but he remains to protect Carrie and the children. George loads the trucks with the body and liquor, and he takes two of the children to avert suspicion. Carrie frantically enlists Babe's aid. A wild chase culminates with George plunging over a cliff to his death but not before Babe, racing alongside, rescues the children. Babe is arrested but promises Carrie he will return to her.

Film Details

Release Date
Jan 12, 1929
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Pathé Exchange, Inc.
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play Ned McCobb's Daughter by Sidney Howard (New York, 29 Nov 1926).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 11m
Sound
Mono (RCA Photophone System), Silent
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.33 : 1
Film Length
6,015ft (7 reels)

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Trivia

This film is believed lost. Please check your attic.