The Girl at the Throttle (1914)

Helen, the telegrapher at Downing Junction, receives word that an engineer has been accidentally shot by a partridge hunter, and the runaway train will collide with the Eastbound Express. ... See full summary »

Director:

J.P. McGowan

Writers:

Frank Howard Clark (story), Edward T. Matlack (story)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Helen Holmes ... Helen
Charles Wells Charles Wells ... Benton, the Engineer
William Ehfe ... Blake - the Fireman (as William C. Ehfe)
Ethel Clisbee Ethel Clisbee ... Mrs. Blake (as Edna Clisbee)
Jack Hoxie ... Hanson, the Hunter (as Hart Hoxie)
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Storyline

Helen, the telegrapher at Downing Junction, receives word that an engineer has been accidentally shot by a partridge hunter, and the runaway train will collide with the Eastbound Express. Helen jumps onto a nearby standing locomotive, opens it up full throttle, catches up the Express, warns the engineer of the impending danger, sidetracks the Express, and halts the runaway train in the nick of time. Written by Anonymous

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railroad | See All (1) »

Genres:

Short | Thriller

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1914 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hazards of Helen (#3): The Girl at the Throttle See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kalem Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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