A blowhard who poses as a railroad executive (but is really just a $30-a-week clerk) catches a young bride and then drives her family's finances to the brink of ruin.
David S. Smith
Did You Know?
At one point, to cover up for the source of his new car, Piper (Sterling) lies and says it came from his Uncle named Stich, which was Ford Sterling's real surname. See more
Clara, Joe's Girl
Listen to me, you big blow! It's time somebody put you wise to yourself! You've ruined Joe's future! You're just a four-flusher - a Show-Off - you couldn't be square with yourself!
Kino International distributes a version with a violin and piano music score, compiled and directed by Timothy Brock. The copyright is by Film Preservation Associates in 1998, and the running time is 82 minutes. Judging from the copyright length of the film, this version was run at about 20 frames per second, a comfortable silent speed rate. See more
Version of The Show-Off