Then I'll Come Back to You (1916)

Drama | 3 April 1916

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HISTORY

Evans' novel was serialized in Metropolitan Magazine between Feb 1915 and Nov 1915. According to contemporary news items, the production was filmed on location in Pensacola and Black Mountain, NC. The only evidence concerning scenario writer Anthony Kelly's involvement with the film is a publicity photograph in which he is shown with author Larry Evans, as Evans is signing a contract to give the Frohman Amusement Corp. the rights to the ... More Less

Evans' novel was serialized in Metropolitan Magazine between Feb 1915 and Nov 1915. According to contemporary news items, the production was filmed on location in Pensacola and Black Mountain, NC. The only evidence concerning scenario writer Anthony Kelly's involvement with the film is a publicity photograph in which he is shown with author Larry Evans, as Evans is signing a contract to give the Frohman Amusement Corp. the rights to the book. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
8 Apr 16
p. 830.
MPN
8 Apr 16
p. 2057.
MPN
15 Apr 16
p. 2210.
MPW
20 May 16
p. 29.
NYDM
15 Jan 16
p. 26.
NYDM
29 Jan 16
p. 53.
NYDM
19 Feb 16
p. 23.
NYDM
8 Apr 16
p. 28.
Variety
31 Mar 16
p. 25.
Wid's
6 Apr 16
pp 490-91.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans (New York, 1915).
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DETAILS
Release Date:
3 April 1916
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
31 March 1916
Copyright Number:
LU7992
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Steve O'Mara, a young mountain boy living in the Adirondack Mountains, who loves to fight, is taken in by a well-to-do family after the death of his foster father. Steve is attracted by a young girl, Barbara, who is visiting his family, but she is repelled by his violent behavior. He fights another boy over her affections and then vows not to return until he corrects his ways and makes good. Ten years pass, and Steve has become a road construction engineer with the East Coast Railroad Company. He is trying to complete a railroad being built through his home town. Barbara is now engaged to Archie Wickersham, who for financial reasons is trying to prevent the railroad from being completed. After several delays, Steve brings his rival's unscrupulous business practices to light. When Barbara witnesses the fight that ensues between Steve and her fiancé, she runs off and gets lost in the forest. After a search party is formed, Steve finds her and she realizes that she loves him. Harrigan, one of her fiancé's henchmen, witnesses this tender scene and shoots Steve. Barbara then draws Steve's pistol and shoots Harrigan dead. Only wounded, Steve finally is embraced by ... +


Steve O'Mara, a young mountain boy living in the Adirondack Mountains, who loves to fight, is taken in by a well-to-do family after the death of his foster father. Steve is attracted by a young girl, Barbara, who is visiting his family, but she is repelled by his violent behavior. He fights another boy over her affections and then vows not to return until he corrects his ways and makes good. Ten years pass, and Steve has become a road construction engineer with the East Coast Railroad Company. He is trying to complete a railroad being built through his home town. Barbara is now engaged to Archie Wickersham, who for financial reasons is trying to prevent the railroad from being completed. After several delays, Steve brings his rival's unscrupulous business practices to light. When Barbara witnesses the fight that ensues between Steve and her fiancé, she runs off and gets lost in the forest. After a search party is formed, Steve finds her and she realizes that she loves him. Harrigan, one of her fiancé's henchmen, witnesses this tender scene and shoots Steve. Barbara then draws Steve's pistol and shoots Harrigan dead. Only wounded, Steve finally is embraced by Barbara. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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