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Complete credited cast:
Strong Boy
Mary McGregor
Angus McGregor
Wilbur Watkins (as Kent Sanderson)
Douglas Scott ...
Tom Wilson ...
Baggage master
Eulalie Jensen ...
Queen of Lisonia
Railroad president
Dolores Johnson ...
Prima donna
Robert Ryan ...
Baggage Man
Jack Pennick ...
Baggage man


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Release Date:

3 March 1929 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Drager Nr. 13  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System) (musical score and sound effects)|

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Although the film itself is currently believed to be lost, an original trailer for it was discovered in 2010, stored in the New Zealand film archive. See more »


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Still Lost
28 May 2016 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Strong Boy ( Victor McLaglen ), a baggage handler in a railroad station, saves the child of a railroad vice president from being crushed by a trunk and is promoted to the head of the lost-and-found department. Mary McGregor ( Leatrice Joy ), his sweetheart, becomes disgusted and walks out on him. Strong Boy later returns a pearl necklace to a movie star and is again promoted, this time to the position of fireman on the locomotive of which Mary's father is the engineer. Strong Boy prevents a holdup and is forgiven by Mary, whom he marries.

This silent 1929 comedy/drama was produced by the Fox Film Corporation, directed by John Ford, starred Victor McLaglen and Leatrice Joy. Strong Boy was a silent film with a synchronized music track. Sadly it still remains a lost film.

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