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THE BOOMERANG (1919) and SCREEN SNAPSHOTS (1922-1924)
THE BOOMERANG (1919)
and SCREEN SNAPSHOTS (1922-1924)
THE BOOMERANG starring Henry B. Walthall, Nina Byron and Melbourne McDowell. Directed by Bertram Bracken. Henry B. Walthall portrays a wealthy young lawyer working for his father's conglomerate, Nation Food. After being falsely accused of fathering a child out of wedlock, he's kicked out of his job to fend for himself. Living on the streets, he learns first-hand how the corruption of his father's company causes sickness and starvation among the working classes. He soon becomes National Food's worst nightmare when he is appointed County Prosecutor.
SCREEN SNAPSHOTS (Gaumont Graphic) Delightful, candid, behind-the-scenes footage from the silent era. See Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith during the formation of United Artists. See Rudoph Valentino, Agnes Ayers and George Melford during production of THE SHEIK. See amazing footage of the Monte Carlo set with Eric von Stroheim and Miss DuPont during the filming of FOOLISH WIVES. This star-studded special also includes scenes with Tom Moore, Bessie Love, Charlie Murray, Tom Mix, Will Rogers, Pauline Frederick, Snowy Baker, Sessue Hayakawa, Julian Eltinge and Marion Davies!
Original music scores composed and performed by Liz Magnes!
Henry B. Walthall, Nina Byron, Melbourne McDowell, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, D.W. Griffith, Rudoph Valentino, Agnes Ayers, George Melford, Eric von Stroheim, Tom Moore, Bessie Love, Charlie Murray, Tom Mix, Will Rogers, Pauline Frederick, Snowy Baker, Sessue Hayakawa, Julian Eltinge, Marion Davies and Miss DuPont