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Although this film was made in Balboa's California studios, it was hand-colored in "Pathécolor" at Pathé's Paris ... More Less

Although this film was made in Balboa's California studios, it was hand-colored in "Pathécolor" at Pathé's Paris laboratories. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
13 Nov 15
p. 1004.
Motog
4 Mar 16
p. 532.
MPN
4 Mar 16
p. 1328.
MPW
8 Jun 16
p. 635.
MPW
4 Mar 16
p. 1486.
NYDM
26 Feb 16
p. 28.
Variety
25 Feb 16
p. 24.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Gold Rooster Plays
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
WRITER
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 February 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
27 March 1916
Copyright Number:
LU7926
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

On his deathbed, Dave Scott tells his daughter Marie to go to his old mining partner, Dick Clark, for protection. Marie finally finds Dick and establishes a father-daughter relationship with him, after which Dick's younger brother Ted proposes to her. She turns him down, however, because she realizes that she loves Dick, who, although he has fallen in love with Marie, does not want to break his brother's heart. He tells Marie that their age difference forms an obstacle too great to overcome, and then, to insure Ted's happiness, insists that she marry her younger suitor. On the morning of the wedding, however, Ted sees Dick and Marie together, and can tell by their actions that they love each other. As a result, Ted leaves town, but before he goes, he writes a note to Dick and Marie urging them to get married, advice which they quickly ... +


On his deathbed, Dave Scott tells his daughter Marie to go to his old mining partner, Dick Clark, for protection. Marie finally finds Dick and establishes a father-daughter relationship with him, after which Dick's younger brother Ted proposes to her. She turns him down, however, because she realizes that she loves Dick, who, although he has fallen in love with Marie, does not want to break his brother's heart. He tells Marie that their age difference forms an obstacle too great to overcome, and then, to insure Ted's happiness, insists that she marry her younger suitor. On the morning of the wedding, however, Ted sees Dick and Marie together, and can tell by their actions that they love each other. As a result, Ted leaves town, but before he goes, he writes a note to Dick and Marie urging them to get married, advice which they quickly follow. +

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Subject
Subject (Major):

Subject (Minor):
Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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