The Long Trail (1917)

Drama | 23 July 1917

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HISTORY

This was Lou-Tellegen's last starring role before becoming a ... More Less

This was Lou-Tellegen's last starring role before becoming a director. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
4 Aug 17
p. 713.
Motog
11 Aug 17
p. 319.
MPN
11 Aug 17
p. 1021.
MPW
2 Dec 16
p. 1346.
Variety
3 Aug 17
p. 23.
Wid's
13 Sep 17
p. 586.
DETAILS
Release Date:
23 July 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players Film Co.
Copyright Date:
30 June 1917
Copyright Number:
LP11032
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Andre Dubois, a lonely trapper living high atop a snow-covered mountain, unwittingly comprises Louise Graham, a young girl from the city, when he shelters her in his cabin through the night of a heavy blizzard. After Louise's fiancé foresakes her for her innocent act of seeking refuge from the storm, Andre insists upon marrying her and takes her to his cabin where he lives only as her protector. One day, Louise's profligate brother Paul arrives, fleeing from a murder charge, and Andre recognizes him as the man who betrayed his sister Mitchette. Although sworn to vengeance, Andrew allows Paul to escape. Touched that Andre has renounced his pledge for her sake, Louise begins to feel a spark of love for her husband, and gradually her gratitude blossoms into a genuine love for the man who saved ... +


Andre Dubois, a lonely trapper living high atop a snow-covered mountain, unwittingly comprises Louise Graham, a young girl from the city, when he shelters her in his cabin through the night of a heavy blizzard. After Louise's fiancé foresakes her for her innocent act of seeking refuge from the storm, Andre insists upon marrying her and takes her to his cabin where he lives only as her protector. One day, Louise's profligate brother Paul arrives, fleeing from a murder charge, and Andre recognizes him as the man who betrayed his sister Mitchette. Although sworn to vengeance, Andrew allows Paul to escape. Touched that Andre has renounced his pledge for her sake, Louise begins to feel a spark of love for her husband, and gradually her gratitude blossoms into a genuine love for the man who saved her. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Northwest


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

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