The Head of the Family (1928)

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Henpecked Daniel Sullivan leaves home for a health cure and puts Eddie the plumber in charge of his nagging wife, his rebellious daughter, Alice, and his reckless son, Charley. Eddie tames Alice and they fall in love, and rescues Charley from a vamp. Dan returns to a respectful and loving family. Based on THE HEAD OF THE FAMILY (1912), by George Randolph Chester.

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