The Bond Boy

Plot summaryAdd synopsis Taglines The splendid equal of Tol'able David in drama, power and in every way. A drama of a southern boy too young to realize, too old to forget. He had saved others and yet could not save himself.

70 min     0     1923     USA


For the sake of his impoverished mother, Joe Newbolt bonds himself to harsh Isom Chase. Ollie Chase tires of the difficult life her husband has forced on her and plans to elope with Cyrus Morgan, but Joe's sense of honor forces him to intervene. While Joe is trying to persuade Ollie not to proceed with her plans, Chase discovers him with his wife, misunderstands, reaches for his gun, and is accidentally killed. Joe protects Mrs. Chase, though he is accused of murder, tried, convicted, and sentenced to be hanged.