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DATE
PAGE
ETR
9 Jun 17
p. 42.
ETR
16 Jun 17
p. 112.
ETR
1 Sep 17
p. 1010, 1015
MPN
18 Aug 17
p. 23.
MPN
22 Sep 17
p. 1993.
MPW
8 Sep 17
p. 1520, 1582
NYDM
1 Sep 17
p. 18.
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 August 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
22 August 1917
Copyright Number:
LP11281
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Wanda Carson travels to Reno, Nevada to visit her brother Sam, but finds that he went to the hills to work. Curious about the lively divorce colony, Wanda, who has never had a romance, impersonates a divorcée and, after exhibiting her companion's baby as her own, becomes the colony's favorite. The visiting Reverend Jerry Ferguson from Boston, who fights against divorce, rescues Wanda when her horse runs away. In the hills, under their assumed names of "Prince Cactus Pete" and "The Sagebrush Queen," they pursue a romance. While in town, Wanda challenges Jerry's views in the newspaper without either realizing the other's identity. When Wanda falls in love and withdraws from the divorce colony, an angry member tells Jerry that Wanda has a child. Wanda witnesses a holdup and thinks that Jerry is the bandit. She goes to warn Jerry of the sheriff's posse, and they both ride off with Jerry thinking that Wanda's irate husband is pursuing. After the sheriff catches them and reveals Jerry's identity, Sam, riding with the posse, reveals Wanda's. The couple, now exposed, plan their future ... +


Wanda Carson travels to Reno, Nevada to visit her brother Sam, but finds that he went to the hills to work. Curious about the lively divorce colony, Wanda, who has never had a romance, impersonates a divorcée and, after exhibiting her companion's baby as her own, becomes the colony's favorite. The visiting Reverend Jerry Ferguson from Boston, who fights against divorce, rescues Wanda when her horse runs away. In the hills, under their assumed names of "Prince Cactus Pete" and "The Sagebrush Queen," they pursue a romance. While in town, Wanda challenges Jerry's views in the newspaper without either realizing the other's identity. When Wanda falls in love and withdraws from the divorce colony, an angry member tells Jerry that Wanda has a child. Wanda witnesses a holdup and thinks that Jerry is the bandit. She goes to warn Jerry of the sheriff's posse, and they both ride off with Jerry thinking that Wanda's irate husband is pursuing. After the sheriff catches them and reveals Jerry's identity, Sam, riding with the posse, reveals Wanda's. The couple, now exposed, plan their future together. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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