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Going Straight (1916)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  4 June 1916 (USA)
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A man and his wife both have criminal pasts, but have quit crime and are now respectable citizens. One day a member of their old gang shows up and threatens to expose them if they don't ... See full summary »

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Grace Remington
Ralph Lewis ...
John Remington
Ninon Fovieri ...
Remingtons' Child
Francis Carpenter ...
Remingtons' Child
Fern Collier ...
Remingtons' Child
Ruth Handforth ...
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Jimmy Briggs
Georgie Stone ...
Ragged Waif
Kate Toncray ...
Mrs. Van Dyke
'Baby' Carmen De Rue ...
Mrs. Van Dyke's Child
Violet Radcliffe ...
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A man and his wife both have criminal pasts, but have quit crime and are now respectable citizens. One day a member of their old gang shows up and threatens to expose them if they don't help him pull a heist. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Have we killed him?

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26 April 2009 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

Years ago, Norma Talmadge (as Grace Briggs) and her crooked partner Eugene Palette (as Jimmy Briggs) helped locksmith and gang leader Ralph Lewis (as John Higgins) commit burglaries. After falling in love, Ms. Talmadge and Mr. Lewis married. Later, Lewis was arrested, and went to prison for his crimes. Upon release, he and Talmadge decide to make amends. After "Going Straight", they change their name to "Remington", made babies, and lead a happy, prosperous life.

Presently, while Talmadge and Lewis remorsefully recall their life of crime, Mr. Palette remains crooked to the bone. He hooks up with little Georgie Stone (as Jimmy), a helpless waif and criminal adjunct. When Palette re-encounters his now prosperous pal, he blackmails Lewis by threatening to reveal wife Talmadge's participation in their past crimes. Since Talmadge was never caught, she would (presumably) have to serve some years in prison. Eventually, Palette's demands increase...

***** Going Straight (6/4/16) Chester & Sidney Franklin ~ Norma Talmadge, Eugene Palette, Georgie Stone, Ralph Lewis


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