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Conductor 1492 (Silent)

A young Irish immigrant becomes a streetcar conductor and fights off a gang who wants to take control of the company. A dramatic and comedic classic.
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 21 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1923
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)

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Description by OLDIES.com:

Terry O'Toole comes to America from the Emerald Isle to seek his fame and fortune. He is hired by the Loteda Traction Company as a trolley conductor. While performing his appointed rounds, loyal and true Terry manages to save the life of the owner's young son, romance his beautiful daughter and rescue the company from a hostile takeover attempt.

Johnny Hines starred in and wrote the screen play for Conductor 1492, which was directed by his brother, Charles. Beautifully produced by Warner Brothers, this film is a heartfelt and sincere profile of Irish-American immigrant life and boasts excellent sets, location photography, a top notch car chase and climaxes with a spectacular fire sequence. Between 1914 and 1941, Johnny Hines appeared in 87 features. Dan Mason, who plays Terry's dad, was another silent era workhorse, appearing in 108 films.

Product Description:

A silent comedy about an Irish street car conductor.

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Silent | Vintage
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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 15,297
  • UPC: 089218695291
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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