The Cradle Buster (1922)

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Stage favorite Glenn Hunter plays one Benjamin Franklin Read. Since birth, Benjamin has been coddled and protected by his loving mama (Beatrice Morgan). In adulthood, he must withstand the slings and arrows of his contemporaries, who (not without justification) consider him a pantywaist. How Benjamin proves his manhood and wins the girl (Marguerite Courtot) is the crux of this leisurely paced rustic drama. Cradle Buster was produced, directed and written by Frank Tuttle, long before this prolific filmmaker began emulating the smooth sophistication of Ernst Lubitsch.

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beauty [physical], boy, coward, hero, humiliation, love, man, milquetoast, overcome, romance, town, winner, youth