"Enemy to those who make him an enemy. Friend to those who have no friend."
Boston Blackie Silent Movies
Boston Blackie succumbs to temptation and aids Mary Dawson, a professional thief, to rob valuable gold pieces that belong to Jim Franklin, the rat that sent her father to Sing Sing prison.
Studio: Paramount Pictures
RATING: * *
David Powell as Boston Blackie
Based on the Short Story: "A Problem in Grand Larceny"
Boston Blackie, a reformed criminal, is hired by society thief Mary Dawson to square accounts
with Jim Franklin who sent her innocent father, Thomas Dawson, to Sing Sing prison. Franklin,
a financier, violated a promise to drop his charges of theft against Dawson. Blackie and Mary
team up to ruin the scoundrel financially. They steal some gold being shipped to Franklin to
satisfy his creditors. However, Daniel Regan, the ship's purser who unwittingly aided Mary in
her theft, is arrested and accused of the crime. Mary and Boston Blackie return the gold in
order to clear Regan. However, before the gold is returned, and to avoid scandal, Jim Franklin
Brady and Powell -- Missing Millions
Walk of Fame:
Alice Brady has a star on the Walk of Fame in the Motion Pictures Category, Star Rank 1299.
Walk of Fame:
David Powell has a star on the Walk of Fame in the Motion Pictures Category, Star Rank 2190.
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