The End of the Rainbow (1916)

Drama | 30 October 1916

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
MPN
4 Nov 16
p. 2864.
MPW
4 Nov 16
p. 686, 754
NYDM
28 Oct 16
p. 27.
Wid's
26 Oct 16
p. 1061.
DETAILS
Release Date:
30 October 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Bluebird Photoplays, Inc.
Copyright Date:
17 October 1916
Copyright Number:
LP9347
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Working with Ferdinand Stocker, lumber man Elihu Bennett is trying to gain a monopoly on California forest land. Meanwhile, Elihu's daughter Ruth has fallen in love with Jerry Simpson, whose father Thursday continually refuses to sell his land to the Bennett-Stocker combine. Concerned about Stocker's unscrupulousness and eager to keep an eye on him, Ruth disguises herself and gets a job as his secretary and finds out that he is planning to defraud her father. Stocker assaults Ruth when he discovers that she has been spying on his operation, but Jerry manages to save her, and Stocker falls to his death as he runs away. Finally, Elihu arrives, agrees to let the Simpsons keep their land and consents to Ruth and Jerry's ... +


Working with Ferdinand Stocker, lumber man Elihu Bennett is trying to gain a monopoly on California forest land. Meanwhile, Elihu's daughter Ruth has fallen in love with Jerry Simpson, whose father Thursday continually refuses to sell his land to the Bennett-Stocker combine. Concerned about Stocker's unscrupulousness and eager to keep an eye on him, Ruth disguises herself and gets a job as his secretary and finds out that he is planning to defraud her father. Stocker assaults Ruth when he discovers that she has been spying on his operation, but Jerry manages to save her, and Stocker falls to his death as he runs away. Finally, Elihu arrives, agrees to let the Simpsons keep their land and consents to Ruth and Jerry's marriage. +

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

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