The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1914)

Drama | May 1914

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HISTORY

In addition to the 1916 Cecil B. De Mille film below, there was a 1923 Paramount Production directed by Charles Maigne starring Mary Miles Minter (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1921-30 ; F2.5810), and a 1936 Paramount film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Henry ... More Less

In addition to the 1916 Cecil B. De Mille film below, there was a 1923 Paramount Production directed by Charles Maigne starring Mary Miles Minter (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1921-30 ; F2.5810), and a 1936 Paramount film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Henry Fonda. More Less

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17 Jul 15
p. 506.
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23 May 14
p. 1143.
MPW
30 May 14
p. 1342.
MPW
18 Jul 14
p. 486.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox Jr. (New York, 1908) and the play of the same name by Eugene Walter (New York, 29 Jan 1912).
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Release Date:
May 1914
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When New York mining engineer Jack Hale goes to the country searching for coal, he discovers that a feud between the local Tolliver and Fallin families has existed for many years. Jack falls in love with Judd Tolliver's daughter June and offers to pay her expenses in a New York school after he discovers coal on the land. Later, however, Judd's nephew Dave, who is also in love with June, kills Jack's friend Bob Fallin with Judd's gun and Jack has the old man put in jail. When June returns from New York, she turns on Jack after discovering his part in Judd's imprisonment. She convinces the rest of the Tolliver family to help Judd escape, but during the attempt he is mortally wounded. Before he dies, Judd tells June to return to Jack, which she does just after he has avoided being murdered by Dave who is himself ... +


When New York mining engineer Jack Hale goes to the country searching for coal, he discovers that a feud between the local Tolliver and Fallin families has existed for many years. Jack falls in love with Judd Tolliver's daughter June and offers to pay her expenses in a New York school after he discovers coal on the land. Later, however, Judd's nephew Dave, who is also in love with June, kills Jack's friend Bob Fallin with Judd's gun and Jack has the old man put in jail. When June returns from New York, she turns on Jack after discovering his part in Judd's imprisonment. She convinces the rest of the Tolliver family to help Judd escape, but during the attempt he is mortally wounded. Before he dies, Judd tells June to return to Jack, which she does just after he has avoided being murdered by Dave who is himself killed. +

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