In High Gear (1924)

Genres - Adventure, Comedy  |  
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Produced by Anthony J. Xydias' low-budget Sunset Productions and directed by B-Western expert Robert North Bradbury (father of Bob Steele, this action comedy-drama features Kenneth McDonald as Jack Holloway, a young playboy seeking adventures by masquerading as a poor man. Jack meets and falls in love with Alice Cromwell (Helen Lynch), who unbeknownst to him is also only pretending to be poor. Kidnapped by a Chinatown gang, Alice, as the film's press book promised, is rescued by Jack "after a series of thrilling fights." Their real identities finally revealed, Jack and Alice settle down to marriage.

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disguise, dungeon, extramarital-affair, identity, kidnapping, love, rescue, socialite