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"Strong Boy" is offered a promotion for saving a child from being crushed by a trunk, but to the frustration of his girlfriend Mary, he is not ambitious enough to take a white-collar position.

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Strong Boy
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Mary McGregor
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Angus McGregor
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Pete
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Wilbur Watkins (as Kent Sanderson)
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Wobby
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Slim
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Baggage Master
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Queen of Lisonia
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Railroad President
Dolores Johnson ...
Prima Donna
Robert Ryan ...
Baggage Man
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Baggage Man

Directed by

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John Ford

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Andrew Bennison ... (writer)
 
Malcolm Stuart Boylan ... (titles)
 
Frederick Hazlitt Brennan ... (story)
 
James Kevin McGuinness ... (writer)
 
John McLain ... (writer)

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Joseph H. August

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William Fox ... presenter

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Plot Summary

Strong Boy, the 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, 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. Written by Pamela Short

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Also Known As
  • Le costaud (France)
  • Viva la ambición (Spain)
  • Forzuto (Italy)
  • 名物三羽烏 (Japan, Japanese title)
  • En hedersprick (Sweden)
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  • 62 min
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Trivia 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 »
Movie Connections Featured in Fragments: Surviving Pieces of Lost Films (2011). See more »

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