Fighting Coward
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Fighting Coward
This comedy--based on Booth Tarkington's play, Magnolia--sports a wonderful cast. Southerner Tom Rumford (Cullen Landis) was sent up north to be raised by relatives who happen to be Quakers. As a result, he returns home a passive, peace-loving young man, completely out of place in an area where men kill over issues of honor. One such character, Major Patterson (G. Raymond Nye), is Rumford's rival for the hand of his cousin Elvira (Phyllis Haver). When Rumford refuses to fight Patterson, his disgusted father (Bruce Covington) kicks him out of his house. Everyone turns against him,… More