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Fools in the Dark (1924)

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70 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

Percy Schwartz is the son of a rich trash-can manufacturer but forgoes joining the company business in order to write thriller movie stories about bigger-than-life heroes, which he also aspires to be. Percy is deeply in love with Ruth Rand...See morePercy Schwartz is the son of a rich trash-can manufacturer but forgoes joining the company business in order to write thriller movie stories about bigger-than-life heroes, which he also aspires to be. Percy is deeply in love with Ruth Rand, the niece of Dr. Rand. a world-exploring scientist who majors in the mysteries of the Orient. The latter, after hearing Percy read one of his blood-curdling scenarios to the awe-struck Ruth, decides to test Percy character. Percy goes to ask Dr. Rand for Ruth's hand-in-marriage and finds him in his study going through some Orienral artifacts with his giant Hindu servant, Kotah. Dr. Rand later informs Percy that Ruth has been abducted and he needs Percy to help rescue her. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Bertram Millhauser (story "Peaceful") (scenario) | John Grey (scenario)
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Updated Aug 4, 1924

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Aug 4, 1924 (United States)

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Patsy Ruth Miller
Ruth Rand Ruth Rand   See fewer
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Matt Moore
Percy Schwartz / Percy Primrose Percy Schwartz / Percy Primrose   See fewer
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Bertram Grassby
Kotah - Dr. Rand's Servant Kotah - Dr. Rand's Servant   See fewer
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Charles Belcher
Dr. Rand Dr. Rand   See fewer
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Tom Wilson
Diploma' - Percys Black Valet Diploma' - Percys Black Valet   See fewer
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John Steppling
Julius Schwartz Julius Schwartz   See fewer
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