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Eleanor Boardman Eleanor Boardman
Mary Sims
James Murray James Murray
John Sims
Bert Roach Bert Roach
Bert
Dell Henderson Dell Henderson
Dick - Mary's Brother
Lucy Beaumont Lucy Beaumont
Mary's Mother
Sidney Bracey Sidney Bracey
John's Supervisor
Johnny Downs Johnny Downs
John - Age 12
Sally Eilers Sally Eilers
Party Girl at Bert's Place


Written by
King Vidor King Vidor
(screen play)


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Born on the fourth of July, 1900, the future holds unlimited potential for newborn John Sims. But dreams soon fade with the death of his father when John is but a lad. Like many before him, John sets out to make his mark in New York City, but ends up a faceless worker (#137) in a large office of a large business. Still he is happy with his fate and soon meets a young woman named Mary on a blind double date.
Release date: 3 March 1928
Tags: Drama (5), Silent (5), Marriage (4), 1920s (4), Picnic (3), 1928 (3), Tragedy (2), Dancing (2), Urination (2), Juggling (2), Disillusionment (2), Cemetery (2), Black & White (2), 20's (2), Depression (2), Love (2), Prologue (1), Honeymoon (1), Niagara Falls (1), Child Nudity (1)
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