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Broken Chains (1922)

When a woman friend's jewels are stolen, young Peter Wyndham is too afraid to try to stop the theft. Sickened by his own cowardice, he leaves town and heads west for a new start. There he ... See full summary »

Director:

Allen Holubar

Writers:

Winifred Kimball (story), Carey Wilson (scenario) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Malcolm McGregor ... Peter Wyndham
Colleen Moore ... Mercy Boone
Ernest Torrence ... Boyan Boone
Claire Windsor ... Hortense Allen
James A. Marcus James A. Marcus ... Pat Mulcahy (as James Marcus)
Beryl Mercer ... Mrs. Mulcahy
William Orlamond ... Slog Sallee
Gerald Pring Gerald Pring ... Butler
Edward Peil Sr. ... Burglar (as Edward Peil)
Leo Willis Leo Willis ... Gus
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Storyline

When a woman friend's jewels are stolen, young Peter Wyndham is too afraid to try to stop the theft. Sickened by his own cowardice, he leaves town and heads west for a new start. There he meets up with a brute named Boone, who beats him in a fight. When Peter discovers that Boone is keeping his young daughter chained up like a slave, he must overcome his own timidity to try to rescue her. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 1922 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La chaîne brisée See more »

Filming Locations:

Big Basin, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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American film debut of Beryl Mercer. See more »

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