Midnight Trail (1918)

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William Russell stars in this lighthearted, Douglas Fairbanks-like romp. Millionaire clubman Jack Woodford (Russell) is an amateur detective. When he sees pretty Alice Moreland (Francelia Billington) and discovers that her father (Sydney Deane) has been the victim of a jewel robbery, he decides to go pro. Since the father is a minister, Jack and his valet Stride (Harvey Clark) -- who's his newly appointed assistant detective -- pose as theological students and stay at the Moreland home. Eventually they discover that the perpetrator of the crimes is actually innocent Alice, who is hiding the jewels while sleepwalking. But as Jack is pulling the jewelry from its hiding place, he's caught by Moreland's secretary Faxon (Carl Stockdale), who is also a suitor of Alice's. Faxon tries to get Jack out of the way by claiming he is the robber. But then Faxon himself is caught trying to make off with the goods, so Jack is cleared and he and Alice wind up together.