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Twelve Miles Out (1927)

 -  Drama  -  9 July 1927 (USA)
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Jerry always wins in his rivalry with Red over women, gunrunning, and diamond smuggling. While running booze into the U.S. during Prohibition, Jerry seizes Jane's seaside home. When she ... See full summary »

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Jerry Fay
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Eileen Percy ...
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Jerry always wins in his rivalry with Red over women, gunrunning, and diamond smuggling. While running booze into the U.S. during Prohibition, Jerry seizes Jane's seaside home. When she tries to turn him in, he kidnaps her and her fiance John. Jane, now in love with Jerry, must watch as Jerry and Red shoot it out on board Jerry's boat. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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In 1932 MGM wanted to remake the property as a showcase for Jean Harlow. They tried borrowing Victor McLaglen for the lead, but Fox refused. Metro then announced Clark Gable as star, but ultimately the film was not made. See more »

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Exciting John Gilbert Sea Yarn
16 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes only the French 62-minute version survives (originally 85 minutes) and the film starts without the opening scene but this is still an exciting sea yarn about battling bootleggers and features two great stars: John Gilbert and Joan Crawford.

Gilbert is a bootlegger who kidnaps Crawford and her fiancé in an attempt to escape the Coast Guard. But he starts to fall for Crawford after his boat is boarded by even WORSE bootleggers led by lecherous Ernest Torrence. The men begin a battle over Crawford until the surprising ending.

The film was a hit in 1927 but is often credited with being the first film on which Gilbert wrangled with LB Mayer. Gilbert helped write the screenplay but was unhappy when key scenes were cut; he also disliked the ending. This was an important starring assignment for Crawford since Gilbert was #1 at the box office at this time.

The scene featuring Eileen Percy, Dorothy Sebastian, and Gwen Lee is lost.

Still worth a look.


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