Hitting the High Spots (1918)

  • AllMovie Rating
  • User Ratings (0)
  • Your Rating

Share on

Alice Randolph (Eileen Pearcy) has two suitors -- Bob Durland, honest and of modest means (Bert Lytell, who also wrote the film's story), and the wealthy but cowardly Harold Blake (Fred Goodwins). Alice's father (Winter Hall) owns an oil company that is having trouble down in Mexico because of both rebels and German spies (this picture was released mere weeks after the end of World War I). Bob goes down to replace the superintendent, and Harold accompanies him. In the face of all this adversity, Bob proves his mettle, while Harold chickens out and returns home. He lies to the Randolphs, claiming that Bob is dead and that he himself fought off hordes of vicious revolutionaries. Although Anne doesn't believe him, her mother (Helen Dunbar) convinces her to go ahead and marry him. But Bob, who has finally finished the job and saved the Randolph oil interests, comes home just in time to replace Harold at the wedding.