Square Shoulders (1929)

Stars: Louis Wolheim, Frank Coghlan Jr, Philippe De Lacy, Kewpie Morgan, Maurice Black
Director: E. Mason Hopper
Runtime: 60 minutes
Language: English subtitles - music score
Color:  Black and White
Format:  DVD-R (region free)
Rating: NR
Price: $16.95

Square Shoulders

Director: E. Mason Hopper

Louis Wolheim ... John 'Slag' Collins
Frank Coghlan Jr. ... John W. 'Tad' Collins Jr.
Philippe De Lacy ... Eddie Cartwright
Anita Louise ... Mary Jane Williams
C. Montague Shaw ... B.T. Cartwright
Maurice Black ... Hook
Kewpie Morgan ... Delicate Don
Erich von Stroheim Jr. ... Cadet
Clarence Geldart ... Maj. E.H. Williams - Commandant
Chuck Reisner Jr. ... Cadet

Rambling tramp and decorated war veteran Slag just happens to rolls into his hometown after many years away and has a chance encounter with a scrappy newsie kid that turns out to be his own son! The discovery motivates Slag to steal funds so he can send his son to the local military academy but he is careful to keep his influence and relation hidden even as he takes a job at the academy's stable. Will he be able to protect his son and his secret as his past closes in?

60 minutes - presented with the original movie score.