A young inventor designed a new type of motorboat which he was convinced would break world records. He showed his plans to a builder who promised to look them over. The next day the papers ... See full summary »

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A young inventor designed a new type of motorboat which he was convinced would break world records. He showed his plans to a builder who promised to look them over. The next day the papers were returned to the boy with a short message that they were impractical. His hopes blasted, the inventor gave up in despair. Later, (through the shrewdness of his fiancée), he found that his designs had been stolen by the man to whom he had submitted them. He was unable to prove it, and anyway, as the other man said, the innovation had been patented and the young inventor was out of it. Determined to have revenge the young man set to work to design another motorboat which would far excel his original model. He was successful, and induced the owner of a shipyard to finance the venture. The new boat was completed in time to participate in the international races and the inventor realized that to win this contest meant everything to him. His backer had promised that if victory was scored he would ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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