About the film
The Kentucky Derby
Release Date: December 04, 1922
|Slogan||:||«NOW FOR THE BIG EVENT!»|
|Genres||:||Action, Adventure, Crime|
|Production Companies||:||Universal Film Manufacturing Company|
|Writers||:||George C. Hull, Charles T. Dazey|
Posing as relatives, Ralph and Helen Gordon visit Col. Moncrief Gordon's Kentucky mansion, hoping to marry Helen to the colonel's son, Donald. The colonel agrees, but Donald balks at the suggestion, then reveals his secret marriage to Alice Brown. The colonel turns them out, and Ralph conspires with Bob Thurston to frame Donald for theft of Colonel Gordon's wager money and to shanghai him. After 3 years Donald discovers the source of his misfortune, returns, finds his wife, hears of a plot against his father's best racehorse, wrings a complete confession from Thurston, and saves the Derby for his repentant father.