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The Rag Man (1925)

Passed  -  Drama | Comedy  -  16 February 1925 (USA)
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Tim Kelly is an orphan who runs away after his orphanage burns down. Presumed to be killed in the fire, he is able to roam the streets of New York freely. He meets Max Ginsberg, an old ... See full summary »

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Lydia Yeamans Titus ...
Mrs. Malloy
Ethel Wales ...
Mrs. Bernard
Robert Edeson ...
Mr. Bernard
William Conklin ...
Mr. Richard L. Scott
Max Davidson ...
Max Ginsberg
Dynamite the Horse ...
Dynamite- A Horse (as Dynamite)
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Tim Kelly
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Tim Kelly is an orphan who runs away after his orphanage burns down. Presumed to be killed in the fire, he is able to roam the streets of New York freely. He meets Max Ginsberg, an old Jewish junk dealer with rheumatism, and the two strike a partnership and a close friendship. Written by page8701

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Drama | Comedy

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16 February 1925 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Lumpensammler  »

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Golfer: FORE!
Tim Kelly: I wouldn't give but three-ninety-eight!
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Excellent Movie
2 October 2004 | by (NE Missouri) – See all my reviews

This is a must-see movie! It took a long time for me to finally get the opportunity to see it, but it was well worth the wait!!!! I had previously seen young Jackie Coogan in The Kid (1921) and knew that he was quite a charmer and a scene-stealer -- he did it AGAIN in The Rag Man! Young Jackie Coogan displays an excellent acting ability at such a young age.

This movie was, in so many ways, reminiscent of The Kid. The rapport between Coogan and Max Davidson was super! One cannot help feeling emotion when watching this. Although this is definitely a comedy, there are some heart-wrenching scenes in the movie, as well! So, be sure to have a box of tissue handy when watching it!

Hopefully, before long, this movie will be released on DVD and/or VHS.


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