A Midnight Bell


1921

Film Details

Release Date
Aug 1921
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Charles Ray Productions
Distribution Company
Associated First National Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the novel A Midnight Bell, in Douglas L. Hunt, ed., Five Plays by Charles Hale Hoyt (Princeton, 1941).

Synopsis

Martin Tripp, a rubber heel salesman, is fired for stopping off in a small country town. He gets a job with storekeeper Abner Grey and becomes enamored of Grey's daughter, Annie, while boarding at the Grey home. Another boarder, Stephen Labaree, bets Martin that he will not spend the night in a nearby church, said to be haunted; there, though badly frightened by several ghosts, he stays the night. He discovers later an underground passage, built by some thieves, leading from the church to the bank. Both he and Annie are held prisoner by the crooks, but Martin brings the villagers to the rescue by ringing the church bell. He delivers the crooks to the sheriff and wins the heart of Annie.

Film Details

Release Date
Aug 1921
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Charles Ray Productions
Distribution Company
Associated First National Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the novel A Midnight Bell, in Douglas L. Hunt, ed., Five Plays by Charles Hale Hoyt (Princeton, 1941).

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