Beggars of Life

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Beggars of Life ★★ 1928

In a panic, Nancy (Brooks) kills her abusive stepfather. She disguises herself as a boy and, with fellow runaway Jim (Arlen) serving as her protector, decides to hop a train to Canada. They wind up spending the night in a hobo camp, looked after by Oklahoma Red (Beery) who aids in their escape at great cost to himself. 100m/B VHS . Louise Brooks, Richard Arlen, Wallace Beery, Robert Perry, Roscoe Karns, Edgar “Blue” Washington; D: William A. Wellman; W: Benjamin Glazer, Jim Tully; C: Henry W. Gerrard; M: Karl Hajos.