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Author: Ben TurbettYale BossOgden ChildsScott FletcherTom McNamaraAll authors
Publisher: United States : K.E.S.E., 1917.
Series: Conquest program, no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A college drama about an honest and intelligent farm boy from Maine during his first year at Hillton Academy near New York, where he overcomes the obstacles set in his way by a mean-spirited rival for football honors and enables his team to win the important game of the season and also manages to win an academic scholarship. Football game filmed during an actual high school game at the Orange Playground, Orange, N.J.
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Genre/Form: Silent films
College life films
Sports films
Short films
Fiction films
College films and programs
Sports films and programs
Drama
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Turbett; Yale Boss; Ogden Childs; Scott Fletcher; Tom McNamara; Harry Harrington; George Brennen; W J Orlamond; Frank Gargan; William Wadsworth; Jessie Stevens; Ralph Henry Barbour; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; K.E.S.E. (Firm); Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 17775922
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 24Mar17; LP10466.
Originally intended to be released by Forum Films, Inc., on April 30, 1917, as part of the first Edison-Conquest program.
A Conquest Picture.
MAVIS 1204059; The half-back.
Based on a story by Ralph Henry Barbour.
Cast: Yale Boss, Ogden Childs, Scott Fletcher, Tom McNamara, Harry Harrington, George Brennen, W.J. Orlamond, Frank Gargan, William Wadsworth, Jessie Stevens.
Description: viewing print. 3 film reels of 3 (1171 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg. 3 film reels of 3 (1171 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. non-viewing pos. 3 film reels of 3 (1171 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
Series Title: Conquest program, no. 4.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; director, Ben Turbett.

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A college drama about an honest and intelligent farm boy from Maine during his first year at Hillton Academy near New York, where he overcomes the obstacles set in his way by a mean-spirited rival for football honors and enables his team to win the important game of the season and also manages to win an academic scholarship. Football game filmed during an actual high school game at the Orange Playground, Orange, N.J.

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