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The Ransom of Red Chief

From: Roy Trumbull
Length: 26:34

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Two swindlers are short of the amount they need to mount a land scheme so they decide to make up the short-fall by kidnapping the son of the wealthiest man in a small southern town. The boy turns out to be much more than they can handle.

Default-piece-image-1 The Ransom of Red Chief is one of O. Henry's best loved stories. What starts out as a simple enough crime quickly turns into the baby Sitting job from Hell.

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The Ransom of Red Chief is one of O. Henry's best loved stories. What starts out as a simple enough crime quickly turns into the baby Sitting job from Hell.