The Dollar Mark (1914)

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Long before he became the beloved blowhard of many a Preston Sturges film, Robert Warwick was a handsome, virile Broadway leading man. The Dollar Mark is one of several pre-1920 films to star Warwick in his prime. The story concerns a crooked financial scheme and a run on a bank. It culminates with a convincing thrill sequence involving a bursting dam. According to contemporary reviews, The Dollar Mark would have been better with less plot and more action.

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collapse, dam, bank, con/scam, dam-disaster, get-rich-quick-scheme, mine, striker