Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Though ordered to walk off his job by his union, Dynamite Denny (Jay Wilsey, aka Buffalo Bill Jr.) loyally remains at his post and is blacklisted as a result. As luck would have it, Denny befriends an itinerant fireman (William V. Mong) -- who turns out to be the chairman of the board of the railroad company, travelling incognito. Our hero lands a better-paying job as a yardmaster then gets back in the good graces of the union by courageously bringing a runaway engine under control. As an ultimate reward, Dynamite Denny wins the hand of the chairman's beautiful daughter (Blanche Mehaffey). The best performance in this slapped-together quickie is delivered by Matthew Betz as a bulldog-visaged union agitator.
employee, employer/employee, engineering, love, railroad, rescue, role-switching, runaway [from home], striker, train [locomotive], union [labor union]