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Var gives Aaron Hoffman scenario credit. The collected poems were re-issued in 1907 as The Spell of the Yukon ... More Less

Var gives Aaron Hoffman scenario credit. The collected poems were re-issued in 1907 as The Spell of the Yukon . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
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DATE
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8 Apr 16
p. 281.
MPN
24 Jun 16
p. 3930.
Variety
12 May 16
p. 20.
Wid's
25 May 16
p. 598.
CAST
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LITERARY
Inspired by the poem "The Spell of the Yukon" by Robert Service in Songs of a Sourdough (Toronto, 1907).
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 May 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Popular Plays and Players, Inc.
Copyright Date:
24 May 1916
Copyright Number:
LP8342
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

By forcing Jim Carson to leave town in order to avoid a trumped-up embezzling charge, Albert Temple gets rid of his only serious rival for Helen, whom he soon marries. Jim goes to Alaska, where he adopts Bob Adams, the son of a murdered friend, and then makes a fortune in a gold strike. After eighteen years in the Yukon, Jim returns to his hometown with Bob, who falls in love with Helen and Albert's daughter Dorothy. Because he so hates Albert, however, Jim refuses to consent to a marriage between Bob and Dorothy until Helen tells him that Albert is not the young woman's father. In reality, Dorothy is Jim's own daughter, and when he learns this, Jim quickly changes his mind about the ... +


By forcing Jim Carson to leave town in order to avoid a trumped-up embezzling charge, Albert Temple gets rid of his only serious rival for Helen, whom he soon marries. Jim goes to Alaska, where he adopts Bob Adams, the son of a murdered friend, and then makes a fortune in a gold strike. After eighteen years in the Yukon, Jim returns to his hometown with Bob, who falls in love with Helen and Albert's daughter Dorothy. Because he so hates Albert, however, Jim refuses to consent to a marriage between Bob and Dorothy until Helen tells him that Albert is not the young woman's father. In reality, Dorothy is Jim's own daughter, and when he learns this, Jim quickly changes his mind about the marriage. +

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