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DATE
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Motog
6 Mar 15
p. 383.
MPN
20 Feb 15
pp. 37-38.
MPN
20 Mar 15
p. 53.
MPN
20 Mar 15
p. 50, 52
NYDM
17 Feb 15
back cover.
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LITERARY
Based on the play The Love Route by Edward Peple (New York, 30 Oct 1906).
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Release Date:
25 February 1915
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
4
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Neighboring ranchers John Ashby and Allene Houston are in love, but their fathers' violent feud over the route of the new X. Y. Z. Railroad eventually drives them apart. Colonel Houston and the elder Ashby are both killed in a fight, leaving John and Allene to continue the feud, John accepting a position with the railroad company and Allene swearing that it will never cross her property. Allene is aided in her battle by the foreman of the Houston ranch, Harry Marshall, an ambitious man who hopes to make Allene his wife. After an intense struggle, one of Allene's men shoots John, but even as she is winning the fight, Allene realizes that she still loves John. In the end, Allene herself lays the last tie just in time to save the company's franchise ... +


Neighboring ranchers John Ashby and Allene Houston are in love, but their fathers' violent feud over the route of the new X. Y. Z. Railroad eventually drives them apart. Colonel Houston and the elder Ashby are both killed in a fight, leaving John and Allene to continue the feud, John accepting a position with the railroad company and Allene swearing that it will never cross her property. Allene is aided in her battle by the foreman of the Houston ranch, Harry Marshall, an ambitious man who hopes to make Allene his wife. After an intense struggle, one of Allene's men shoots John, but even as she is winning the fight, Allene realizes that she still loves John. In the end, Allene herself lays the last tie just in time to save the company's franchise rights. +

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