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The working title of this film was The Gulf Between . Some scenes were shot at the foot of Mount Shasta, CA. While all the reviews for this film list James McDowell in the cast, the 1920 MPSD lists Nelson ... More Less

The working title of this film was The Gulf Between . Some scenes were shot at the foot of Mount Shasta, CA. While all the reviews for this film list James McDowell in the cast, the 1920 MPSD lists Nelson McDowell. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
14 Jun 19
p. 133.
MPN
14 Jun 19
p. 4028.
MPW
14 Jun 19
p. 1679, 1681
Variety
1 Feb 19
p. 678.
Wid's
8 Jun 19
p. 27.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Gulf Between
Release Date:
9 June 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Select Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
21 May 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13739
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,760
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Trapper Jacques La Rouge loves Memory Baird, the American daughter of a trading post owner, but because he is a half-breed, his love can only be shown in friendship. While deer hunting with Jacques, Memory gets lost and enters a notorious roadhouse. Owner Jim Blake and the other patrons, thinking she is a dancer, begin to abuse her until fugitive Joseph Clyde Treffery, whom Memory earlier hid from the police, claims she is to be his wife. When Blake forces them to marry immediately, Treffery assures Memory that he will have the marriage annulled later, but after Memory falls in love with American Warren Sherman, Treffery comes to get his wife. After he fights with Memory's father, who dies, Memory finds Treffery at the roadhouse where she dances disguised. Treffery kidnaps her, but Jacques, in a dog sled, chases them. After Treffery is killed by wolves, Memory marries Warren, and Jacques leaves singing to hide his broken ... +


Trapper Jacques La Rouge loves Memory Baird, the American daughter of a trading post owner, but because he is a half-breed, his love can only be shown in friendship. While deer hunting with Jacques, Memory gets lost and enters a notorious roadhouse. Owner Jim Blake and the other patrons, thinking she is a dancer, begin to abuse her until fugitive Joseph Clyde Treffery, whom Memory earlier hid from the police, claims she is to be his wife. When Blake forces them to marry immediately, Treffery assures Memory that he will have the marriage annulled later, but after Memory falls in love with American Warren Sherman, Treffery comes to get his wife. After he fights with Memory's father, who dies, Memory finds Treffery at the roadhouse where she dances disguised. Treffery kidnaps her, but Jacques, in a dog sled, chases them. After Treffery is killed by wolves, Memory marries Warren, and Jacques leaves singing to hide his broken heart. +

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

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