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Some sources refer to the film's title as The Come Back ... More Less

Some sources refer to the film's title as The Come Back . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
17 Jun 16
p. 1391.
MPN
20 May 16
p. 3108.
MPW
13 May 16
p. 1230.
NYDM
23 Sep 16
p. 24.
Variety
21 Apr 16
p. 29.
Wid's
4 May 16
p. 554.
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 April 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Quality Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
26 April 1916
Copyright Number:
LP8162
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Disgusted with his lazy son Burt, the wealthy Randall Ridgeway throws him out of the house. Incognito, Burt finds work at his father's lumber camp but falls easy prey to the foreman, Bully Bill, who beats him up when he sees him flirting with Patta Heberton, whom Bill loves. Burt vows revenge, and following weeks of exercise, he wins a fight with Bill, after which they become fast friends. Burt then learns that camp boss Mac Heberton, Patta's uncle, has been embezzling camp funds. With Bill's help, Burt gets Mac to confess and then brings Patta home to his father. Randall welcomes his "new" son, toughened and disciplined from the lumber camp, and enthusiastically consents to his marrying ... +


Disgusted with his lazy son Burt, the wealthy Randall Ridgeway throws him out of the house. Incognito, Burt finds work at his father's lumber camp but falls easy prey to the foreman, Bully Bill, who beats him up when he sees him flirting with Patta Heberton, whom Bill loves. Burt vows revenge, and following weeks of exercise, he wins a fight with Bill, after which they become fast friends. Burt then learns that camp boss Mac Heberton, Patta's uncle, has been embezzling camp funds. With Bill's help, Burt gets Mac to confess and then brings Patta home to his father. Randall welcomes his "new" son, toughened and disciplined from the lumber camp, and enthusiastically consents to his marrying Patta. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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