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DATE
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11 Aug 17
p. 955.
ETR
17 Feb 17
p. 1088.
MPW
10 Feb 17
p. 906.
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PRODUCTION COMPANY
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Pardners by Rex Beach (New York, 1905).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
29 January 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Mutual Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
29 January 1917
Copyright Number:
LP10570
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While working on the new railroad line, civil engineer Justus Morrow falls in love with and marries Olive Troop, the young woman who teaches the children of his workmen. Completion of the new line will create competition for the rival railroad, and so Alonzo Struthers is hired to prevent Justus from finishing the job. When Alonzo also falls in love with Olive, he becomes Justus' rival in both business and love. After he blows up the tracks, Alonzo plots to destroy Justus' marriage. When Justus goes to Alaska to make his fortune, Alonzo doctors some photographs to make it look as if Justus is spending his time with saloon girls, and sends these to Olive. Suspecting that her husband is unfaithful, Olive files for divorce. The marriage is saved, however, when Justus' partner seeks Olive and forces Alonzo at gunpoint to tell her the ... +


While working on the new railroad line, civil engineer Justus Morrow falls in love with and marries Olive Troop, the young woman who teaches the children of his workmen. Completion of the new line will create competition for the rival railroad, and so Alonzo Struthers is hired to prevent Justus from finishing the job. When Alonzo also falls in love with Olive, he becomes Justus' rival in both business and love. After he blows up the tracks, Alonzo plots to destroy Justus' marriage. When Justus goes to Alaska to make his fortune, Alonzo doctors some photographs to make it look as if Justus is spending his time with saloon girls, and sends these to Olive. Suspecting that her husband is unfaithful, Olive files for divorce. The marriage is saved, however, when Justus' partner seeks Olive and forces Alonzo at gunpoint to tell her the truth. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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