Without exception this is one of the best offerings of the season. The remarkable acting by Ernest Truex, the delicious humor of the story, the thrills and the rapid action all combine to ... See full summary »

Director:

George Fitzmaurice

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Cast

Cast overview:
Ernest Truex ... Jimmie - the Messenger Boy
Elaine Ivans Elaine Ivans ... Mame - Jimmie's Sweetheart
Carl Harbaugh ... Terry Turk
Eleanor Woodruff ... Anna Karensky
M.O. Penn ... Grand Duke Sergius
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Without exception this is one of the best offerings of the season. The remarkable acting by Ernest Truex, the delicious humor of the story, the thrills and the rapid action all combine to justify the word "immense" in connection with it. Larry, the telegraph messenger boy, loves little Mame and his attentions meet with favor from the girl until Terry Turk, the light-weight pugilistic champion of Jersey City, steps in. Dazzled by the attentions of this great man, Mame cannot see Larry at all, and accepts the present of a bracelet from the pugilist. Unable to compete with such great wealth, the messenger can only hope for something to turn up which will put a few dollars into his pockets. The Grand Duke Sergius visits the United States and is followed by Anna Karensky, a nihilist, who is plotting his death. The Secret Service being warned of her presence aboard a certain steamship, the police wait for her arrival in order to arrest her. Her confederates in America learn of her danger ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 1914 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Pathé Frères See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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