The Mailman is a 1923 American silent drama film directed by Emory Johnson and written by Emilie Johnson. The film stars Ralph Lewis and Johnnie Walker. The film was released in December 9, 1923 by FBO.
This story unfolds as a veteran postman Bob Morley played by Ralph Lewis and his son - Johnnie played by Johnnie Walker are both honored for their years of service. Later, Johnnie receives a promotion to work on a postal service ship, the Enterprise. The ocean-going ship carries registered postal mail. One night while Johnnie is at work on the ship, a robbery occurs at midnight. During the burglary, the robbers kill a postal officer. Bob’s son witnesses the foul play. The perpetrators decide to throw Johnnie, the only witness, overboard into the sea.