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MPN
5 Jan 18
p. 129.
MPW
5 Jan 18
p. 94.
MPW
12 Jan 17
p. 273.
NYDM
29 Dec 17
p. 17.
Variety
4 Jan 18
p. 44.
Wid's
3 Jan 18
pp. 849-50.
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Based on the novel John Burt by Frederick Upham Adams (Philadelphia, 1903).
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 December 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
15 December 1917
Copyright Number:
LP11842
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

College friends John Burt and Arthur Morris are rivals for the hand of Jessie Garden. They come to blows over Jessie, and John, believing that he has killed Arthur in the fight, goes West to search for the location of a mine belonging to his grandfather. John finds the mine and returns home a millionaire, but discovers that Jessie is planning upon sacrificing herself to Arthur in order to retrieve the fortune her father lost as a result of Arthur's stock manipulations. John puts his own fortune at Garden's disposal and succeeds in breaking Arthur. In anger and hatred, Arthur attempts to kill John but fails and commits suicide instead. With the menace of Arthur removed, John and Jessie marry and face a happy life ... +


College friends John Burt and Arthur Morris are rivals for the hand of Jessie Garden. They come to blows over Jessie, and John, believing that he has killed Arthur in the fight, goes West to search for the location of a mine belonging to his grandfather. John finds the mine and returns home a millionaire, but discovers that Jessie is planning upon sacrificing herself to Arthur in order to retrieve the fortune her father lost as a result of Arthur's stock manipulations. John puts his own fortune at Garden's disposal and succeeds in breaking Arthur. In anger and hatred, Arthur attempts to kill John but fails and commits suicide instead. With the menace of Arthur removed, John and Jessie marry and face a happy life together. +

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