A young wife and her musician husband live in poverty in a New York City tenement. The husband's job requires him to go away for for a number of days. On his return, he is robbed by the neighborhood gangster. Sometime later, an unrelated mob shoot-out ensues. The husband happens upon the melee, recognizing the crook who robbed him. Can the husband retrieve his money?
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Did You Know?
This film heavily influenced Martin Scorsese
in the making of his own gangster films, Goodfellas
(1990) and Gangs of New York
(2002). It was picked by Scorsese for his 2005 tribute at Beaubourg
(1977) in Paris, France. Biograph is the oldest movie company in America and, as of 2009, is still in existence. See more
Referenced in New York at the Movies