The Fortune Hunter (1914)

Nat Duncan and Harry Kellogg are college mates. Nat is the scion of a supposed rich family, while Harry has nothing but the expenses of an education. While Harry is in his diggings hard at ... See full summary »

Director:

Barry O'Neil

Writers:

Clay M. Greene, Winchell Smith (play)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Elliott ... Nat Duncan
George Soule Spencer ... Harry Kellogg
Charles Brandt ... Sam Graham
Ethel Clayton ... Betty Graham
Betty Brice ... Josie Lockwood (as Rosetta Brice)
Joseph Kaufman ... Roland Barrett
Florence Williams Florence Williams ... Mrs. Lockwood
James Daly ... Blinky Lockwood
Gaston Bell ... Willie Bartlett
Ruth Bryan Ruth Bryan ... Angie Smith
Frank Backus Frank Backus ... Pete Willing
Clara Lambert ... Mrs. Willing
Alan Quinn Alan Quinn ... Tracy Tenner (as Alen Quinn)
Ferdinand Tidmarsh Ferdinand Tidmarsh ... George Burnham
Edwin Barbour ... Old Hi
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Nat Duncan and Harry Kellogg are college mates. Nat is the scion of a supposed rich family, while Harry has nothing but the expenses of an education. While Harry is in his diggings hard at work to make good in his college course, we find Nat with riotous companions of both sexes, finding two automobiles insufficient to carry the large party he is entertaining, and resulting in his arrest for stealing a trolley car and telephoning to his pal to find bail for him. However, with sufficient pride not to suffer the odium of a plucking at exams, Nat manages to secure a degree, while Harry graduates with high honors, and begins a business career in the mercantile firm of Bartlett and Co. Nat's father dies when it is discovered that the estate is bankrupt. Harry secures for him a berth as commercial traveler with Bartlett and Co., and after a turn at expensive living, his career as a drummer is closed when he sends home an account, with expenses set at $361.20 and sales $97.50. He tries many ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1914 (USA) See more »

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Silent
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