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Crooked Straight

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Crooked Straight
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Directed byJerome Storm
Screenplay byJulien Josephson
Produced byThomas H. Ince
StarringCharles Ray
Wade Boteler
Margery Wilson
Gordon Mullen
Otto Hoffman
CinematographyChester A. Lyons
Thomas H. Ince Corporation
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • November 9, 1919 (1919-11-09)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Crooked Straight is a 1919 American silent drama film directed by Jerome Storm and written by Julien Josephson. The film stars Charles Ray, Wade Boteler, Margery Wilson, Gordon Mullen, and Otto Hoffman. The film was released on November 9, 1919, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2] It is not known whether the film currently survives.[1]


“A youth comes to the city and is the victim of crooks. He is left by them penniless and discouraged. Driven to desperation, he becomes a safe-cracker himself, but in the end, of course, returns to honest living and marries the heroine.” [3]



  1. ^ a b "Progressive Silent Film List: Crooked Straight". Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Crooked Straight". Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  3. ^ The New York Times, October 20, 1919. p. 13
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