If mystery melodrama is to your liking, "The Perfect Sap" should qualify as entertainment. Ben Lyon is Herbert Alden, a youth who wants to be a detective and who goes about preparing himself for that noble calling by reading all he can find on the subject in true small boy fashion. By accideent he falls in with a gang of crooks and in love with Pauline Sarke, a beautiful lady crook who turns out to be none other than our old friend the girl reporter out to nab the gang.
A lot of other characters are mixed up in the proceedings, notably Virginia Lee Corbin, who is very good indeed, and little Helen Rowland, a peach of a child comedienne.
"The Perfect Sap"
Will register as pleasant entertainmetn with most audiencs.
It's all about a wealthy boy who has a hankering to be another
Sherlock Holmes. He gets mixed up with a gang of crooks, and
how he solves the mysterious robberies is nobody's business.
Ben Lyon, wearing Harold's famous goggles, is the hero. Pauline
Starke is very attractive as the newspaper girl out to get a
story. Virginia Lee Corbin, Diana Kane and Sam Hardy complete
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