Starring Charles Ray
September 1917

Score two for author (Monte) Katterjohn: while "The Clodhopper," his recent writing for Charles Ray, does not possess the power of "The Flame of the Yukon," it has that which most photoplays lack: a fresh, even if not novel, viewpoint. The clodhopper is the chore boy son of a country banker. As father's safe swells, his fists grow tighter, and at length the boy, having no desire to become the man with the hoe, beats it to "the city." The first job that stares him in the face is a janitorship in a theatre; and here the stage manager, struck with his humorous possibilities, injects him into the frou-frou entertainment. His success proves him no clodhopper.

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