A train engineer and his fireman are best friends, until the engineer breaks up a romance between his pal and a trampy girl he knows is no good for him, which also breaks up their ... See full summary »

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Monte
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Edna
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Bill
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Mrs. Williams - Bill's Mother
Ernest Shields ...
Limpy (as Ernie Shields)
Lew Harvey ...
The Rat
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A train engineer and his fireman are best friends, until the engineer breaks up a romance between his pal and a trampy girl he knows is no good for him, which also breaks up their friendship. The fireman's life starts to fall apart, and he is soon arrested for a murder he didn't commit, but is tried, convicted and sentenced to death. The engineer sets out to find the real killer and save his former friend from being executed. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Roaring action- A struggle to save an innocent man from the gallows! Crackling with suspense up to the final fade out! Climaxed by a sensational train wreck! (Print Ad- Sea Cliff News, ((Sea Cliff, NY)) 6 April 1929)

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Crime | Drama

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9 February 1929 (USA)  »

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Chicago-Ekspressen  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)| (alternate version)

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1.37 : 1
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A 35mm copy of this film survives at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., and a 16mm copy survives at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. See more »

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