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The Boy Detective; or, The Abductors Foiled
(1908) American
B&W : [?] Split-reel? / 497 feet
Directed by Wallace McCutcheon

Cast: [?] ? [the newspaper boy], Robert Harron [the messenger boy], Edward Dillon

American Mutoscope & Biograph Company production; distributed by American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. / Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / © 7 March 1908 by American Mutoscope & Biograph Company [H107074]. Released 11 March 1908. / [?] Biograph 35mm spherical format?

Drama: Crime.

Synopsis: A newspaper boy foils a kidnap attempt and helps bring the criminals to justice.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (paper print collection) [35mm paper positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives, Policemen - Signage - Tobacco: Cigarettes - Transportation: Carriages - Weapons: Handguns

Listing updated: 2 March 2010.

References: Film viewing : Niver-First p. 117 : Website-AFI.

Home video: DVD.

 
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