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Across the Continent (1922)

An automobile manufacturer comes up with a low-priced but efficient new car. However, when he orders all of his employees to drive it, his son Jimmy defies him and buys a car from his father's rival, Tyler, who makes expensive roadsters.

Director:

Phil Rosen

Writer:

Byron Morgan

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Cast

Credited cast:
Wallace Reid ... Jimmy Dent
Mary MacLaren ... Louise Fowler
Theodore Roberts ... John Dent
Betty Francisco ... Lorraine Tyler
Walter Long ... Dutton Tyler
Lucien Littlefield ... Scott Tyler
Jack Herbert Jack Herbert ... Art Roger
Guy Oliver ... Irishman
Sidney D'Albrook Sidney D'Albrook ... Tom Brice
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Teddy Tetzlaff Teddy Tetzlaff
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Storyline

An automobile manufacturer comes up with a low-priced but efficient new car. However, when he orders all of his employees to drive the car, his son Jimmy defies him and buys a car from his father's rival, Tyler, who makes expensive roadsters. However, he learns that Tyler plans to destroy one of his father's cars in an upcoming transcontinental race, and agrees to drive one of his father's cars in the next race, unaware that Tyler also has plans for both him and the car. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Taglines:

A picture with humor, swift action and abounding love interest. The dramatic vindication of the poor man's automobile. (Print Ad-Philadelphia Inquirer,((Philadelphia, Penna.)) 18 June 1922)

Genres:

Action | Sport | Thriller

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Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

9 December 1922 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Cent à l'heure See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$141,800
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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