The Midnight Alarm


1923

Film Details

Release Date
Dec 1923
Premiere Information
New York premiere: 19 Aug 1923
Production Company
Vitagraph Co. of America
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play The Midnight Alarm; a Drama in Five Acts by James W. Harkins, Jr. (c1889).

Technical Specs

Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
7,100ft (7 reels)

Synopsis

Mrs. Thornton, a widow whose husband was slain by Carrington, his business partner who was also executor of Thornton's estate, is killed in an automobile accident while attempting to flee from the villainous Carrington. Her daughter, Sparkle, survives and is found years later by Carrington. He is determined to disinherit her by destroying the documents that establish her identity. Carrington is thwarted by Mr. Tilwell, Sparkle's long-lost grandfather, and finally dies in a fire. Sparkle gets her inheritance, is reunited with her grandparents, and marries her sweetheart.

Film Details

Release Date
Dec 1923
Premiere Information
New York premiere: 19 Aug 1923
Production Company
Vitagraph Co. of America
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play The Midnight Alarm; a Drama in Five Acts by James W. Harkins, Jr. (c1889).

Technical Specs

Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Film Length
7,100ft (7 reels)

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