Paul Kriza is a cashier of a bank in a small town, and the happy husband of Anna and the father of four children. He is sent to New York to deliver some securities for the bank. There, he ...
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Paul Kriza is a cashier of a bank in a small town, and the happy husband of Anna and the father of four children. He is sent to New York to deliver some securities for the bank. There, he is tagged as easy-pickings by a con-game gang and Mary Brown, gang accomplice, proves he is. Waking up in the morning he discovers he has been robbed of the securities and, when he confronts the gang, he is hit on the head and taken out to be left on a railroad track. He comes to, struggles with the henchman and the man is killed when a train comes roaring by. Paul escapes but his watch is found and he is reported as the dead man. But he can't go home again. Written by
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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »
I saw this movie when I was a young girl and cried like a baby. What a touching story. It was played on television, since that is where I saw it. I wish I could get a copy. I think Akim Tamiroff in the lead role of the father was excellent and an underrated actor. I might be mistaken but I think this story was first a book, but I don't know who wrote it. I will continue to do some searches on that. I wish AMC or TMC would at least run the movie on television. There was an earlier version of this movie, 1927, but I have not seen that one. the final scene of the movie is unforgettable! A must see.Too bad this film isn't available on DVD.
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