The Desperate Hero (1920)

NR 06/07/1920 (US) ComedyDrama
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Owen Moore's frantic efforts to dodge tailor bills and court his sweetheart cause some very odd situations.


Henry Baird, a young newspaperman with a second-hand car but little money, decides to raffle off the car at a county picnic, so that he can take out his sweetheart, Mabel Darrow, the daughter of a wealthy businessman. However, as soon as Henry gets the money, his tailor demands that he pay off his debt. Also, youngsters set the car on fire before he can give to the winner, Joseph Plant, whose wife Evelyn was formerly Henry's sweetheart.

  1. Wesley Ruggles


  2. Edgar Franklin


  3. Zelda Crosby


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  1. Owen Moore

    Owen Moore

    Henry Baird

  2. Gloria Hope

    Gloria Hope

    Mabel Darrow

  3. Emmett King

    Emmett King

    Philip Darrow

  4. Rube Miller

    Rube Miller

    Alan Moss

  5. Arthur Hoyt

    Arthur Hoyt


  6. Charles Arling

    Charles Arling

    Joseph Plant

  7. Nell Craig

    Nell Craig

    Evelyn Plant

  8. Virginia Caldwell

    Dorothy Kind

  9. Tom Ricketts

    Tom Ricketts


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Original Language English

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