The Sheriff's Son (1919)

Western | 30 March 1919

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ETR
12 Apr 19
p. 1449.
MPN
1 Feb 19
p. 778.
MPN
12 Apr 19
p. 2356.
New York Times
31 Mar 19
p. 11.
Variety
4 Apr 19
p. 68.
Wid's
6 Apr 19
p. 21.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Sheriff's Son by William MacLeod Raine (Boston, 1918).
DETAILS
Release Date:
30 March 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Thomas H. Ince Corp.
Copyright Date:
17 February 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13429
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Royal Beaudry goes to the New Mexico town where his sheriff father was killed earlier, and where his father's friend Dave Dingwell now has been kidnapped by the Rutherford outlaws. Afraid of danger, Royal enters the territory under an assumed name. He is discovered quickly by Beulah Rutherford, the daughter of the gang's leader Hal Rutherford. After realizing that her father is involved in criminal activity, Beulah regrets her betrayal of Royal and helps him escape after he has been wounded by the Rutherford gang. Royal manages to rescue Dingwell, but Beulah still believes Royal is a coward. Royal wins a desperate fight, and rescues Beulah from a pit, after which she falls in love with the brave ... +


Royal Beaudry goes to the New Mexico town where his sheriff father was killed earlier, and where his father's friend Dave Dingwell now has been kidnapped by the Rutherford outlaws. Afraid of danger, Royal enters the territory under an assumed name. He is discovered quickly by Beulah Rutherford, the daughter of the gang's leader Hal Rutherford. After realizing that her father is involved in criminal activity, Beulah regrets her betrayal of Royal and helps him escape after he has been wounded by the Rutherford gang. Royal manages to rescue Dingwell, but Beulah still believes Royal is a coward. Royal wins a desperate fight, and rescues Beulah from a pit, after which she falls in love with the brave Royal. +

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