A Game Chicken (1922)

Living in Cuba with her parents and grandmother, Inez Hastings, does not care for Lavendera, her persistent suitor. Contrary to her father's wishes, she attends a cockfight and makes the ... See full summary »

Writers:

Fred Myton, Nina Wilcox Putnam (story)

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Cast

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Bebe Daniels ... Inez Hastings
Pat O'Malley ... Rush Thompson
James Gordon ... Joshua Hastings
Martha Mattox ... Camilla Hastings
Gertrude Norman Gertrude Norman ... Señora Juanita Martinez
Hugh Thompson ... José María Lavendera
Max Weatherwax Max Weatherwax ... Jo-Jo
Mattie Peters Mattie Peters ... Marietta
Charles Force ... Captain Snodgrass
Edwin Stevens ... Hiram Proudfoot
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Storyline

Living in Cuba with her parents and grandmother, Inez Hastings, does not care for Lavendera, her persistent suitor. Contrary to her father's wishes, she attends a cockfight and makes the acquaintance of Rush Thompson, a United States revenue officer assigned to track down Cuban bootleggers. Their romance awakens the jealousy of Lavendera, who attempts to kill Rush. Joshua Hastings, Inez' father, who with Lavendera heads the bootlegging operation, sends his daughter to Hiram Proudfoot, his American agent in Massachusetts and leader of the Purity League; Rush and José follow. The latter persuades Inez that Rush suspects her father of smuggling and is using her to spy on him, and she betrays Rush into their hands. When the smugglers are surprised by revenue agents in Boston, José absconds with Rush and Inez aboard his schooner; following a fight between Rush and Lavendera in which the suitor is killed, a sub-chaser arrives in time to save Rush and Inez. Written by Pamela Short

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The cackling tale of a pretty pullet who tried to be a rooster- who dressed like a boy and crowed at cock-fights. (Print Ad- Albuquerque Morning Journal, ((Albuquerque NM)) 15 October 1922) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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A Game Chicken (1922) is a lost silent film. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

26 February 1922 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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