Approved | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Notorious robber baron financier Jim Fisk, who makes and loses fortunes, tries to corner the gold market as well as the heart of a beautiful actress.
Many of the original cast in studio records and casting call lists were not seen in the film. These include (with their character names): George Lollier (Reporter), 'Frank Marlowe' (Reporter), Jack Carson (Reporter), Eddie Hart (Reporter), Max Wagner (Reporter), Frank M. Thomas (Lawyer), Oscar Apfel (Wallack), George Offerman Jr. (Usher), Sidney Bracey (Waiter), Don Brodie, Lloyd Ingraham (Man in New York Restaurant), Frank Mills (First Mug), Russ Powell (Second Mug), Ethan Laidlaw (Third Mug), Edward LeSaint (Member of the Board of Directors), Edward Peil Sr. (First Gentleman), Tom Ricketts (Member of the Board of Directors) and William Worthington (Judge). Henry Kolker was listed in the cast by a news item, but he also was not seen in the film. Gavin Gordon, listed as a 'Southern Major' cannot be seen in the final release print.
Even the right horse can't win if he's carrying too heavy a load.
After the photographer's first attempt to take the picture is ruined by being over-exposed, he fails to change the plate before taking the second one.