"Enemy to those who make him an enemy. Friend to those who have no friend."
Boston Blackie Silent Movies
Boston Blackie, just released from prison, threatens the warden, Benton, that he will have him removed from his job for using the infamous "Water Cross" torture on prisoners.
Studio: Fox Film Corporation
RATING: * * *
William Russell as Boston Blackie
Based on the Short Story: "The Water Cross" by Jack Boyle (Nov 1919 Cosmopolitan)
Boston Blackie, just released from prison, threatens the warden, Benton, that he will have him
removed from his job for using the infamous "Water Cross" torture on prisoners. To avoid problems
Benton has his officers pursue Blackie. Benton is successful in his attempt to have Blackie
arrested and returned to the prison. But, his evil schemes are ultimately thwarted by Mary Carter,
Blackie's girlfriend, who manages to alert the governor. They arrive in time to save Blackie
from further torments by Warden Benton bringing Blackie his pardon. Benton is fired.
William Russell and Mary Carter
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