Cinema: The New Pictures May 18, 1925

The Shock Punch. The unaccountable disinclination of a young lady of "society" to marry a prize fighter twisted this hero's life all out of shape. It pretty well interrupted the plot of the cinema and threw the action up on the bony heights of a rising skyscraper. From there followed reels reminiscent of Harold Lloyd's Safety Last—a considerable amount of entertainment. Of course the prize fighter wasn't really a prize fighter, nor was he an iron worker on the dizzy girders. He was a millionaire in disguise. But a millionaire can fall off...

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