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ETR credits Sidney Franklyn with the role of "John Haydon." This film was re-issued in Feb ... More Less

ETR credits Sidney Franklyn with the role of "John Haydon." This film was re-issued in Feb 1925. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
27 Nov 20
p. 2701.
MPN
6 Nov 20
p. 3629.
MPW
6 Nov 20
p. 109.
Variety
26 Apr 20
p. 18.
Wid's
24 Oct 20
p. 25.
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 October 1920
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
24 October 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15737
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,038
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Drag Harlan is riding the plains in search of the man who shot his partner, when he chances upon a shooting in which Lane Morgan is the victim. Drag recognizes one of Morgan's assailants as the slayer of his own partner and kills him. Before Morgan dies, he entreats Drag to look after his daughter Barbara and entrusts him with a map illustrating the location of a gold mine. Drag rides to the town of Lamo where he finds that Barbara is being threatened by Luke Deveny and his gang of bandits. The Morgan ranch foreman, John Haydon, is also in league with the bandits. Drag rescues Barbara and takes her back to the ranch where Haydon and Deveny are killed in a showdown with Drag. Once the villains are eliminated, Drag assumes the position of ranch foreman and marries Barbara, and then the couple discovers the gold ... +


Drag Harlan is riding the plains in search of the man who shot his partner, when he chances upon a shooting in which Lane Morgan is the victim. Drag recognizes one of Morgan's assailants as the slayer of his own partner and kills him. Before Morgan dies, he entreats Drag to look after his daughter Barbara and entrusts him with a map illustrating the location of a gold mine. Drag rides to the town of Lamo where he finds that Barbara is being threatened by Luke Deveny and his gang of bandits. The Morgan ranch foreman, John Haydon, is also in league with the bandits. Drag rescues Barbara and takes her back to the ranch where Haydon and Deveny are killed in a showdown with Drag. Once the villains are eliminated, Drag assumes the position of ranch foreman and marries Barbara, and then the couple discovers the gold mine. +

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

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