The Call of the Cumberlands (1916)

Drama | 24 January 1916

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
6 Nov 15
p. 945.
Motog
5 Feb 16
p. 315.
MPN
25 Dec 15
p. 111.
MPN
22 Jun 18
p. 3690.
MPW
5 Feb 16
p. 795, 846
NYDM
5 Feb 16
p. 28.
Variety
4 Feb 16
p. 28.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Call of the Cumberlands by Charles Neville Buck (New York, 1913) and his play The Battle Cry (New York, 1 Nov 1914).
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 January 1916
Copyright Claimant:
J. C. Ivers
Copyright Date:
4 January 1916
Copyright Number:
LP7388
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Samson South leaves his mountain home as well as his sweetheart Sally Spicer, and goes to New York to paint. Under the influence of Adrienne Lescott, Samson becomes a successful artist and also a polished gentleman. A feud between the South and Hollman clans breaks out, however, so Samson must return to the mountains, where he finally manages to make peace between the families. Sally is both excited and frightened by Samson's return, since she still loves him but believes that she has lost him to Adrienne. After the clan feud is settled, however, Samson assures Sally that he loves her more than ever and will never leave her or the mountains ... +


Samson South leaves his mountain home as well as his sweetheart Sally Spicer, and goes to New York to paint. Under the influence of Adrienne Lescott, Samson becomes a successful artist and also a polished gentleman. A feud between the South and Hollman clans breaks out, however, so Samson must return to the mountains, where he finally manages to make peace between the families. Sally is both excited and frightened by Samson's return, since she still loves him but believes that she has lost him to Adrienne. After the clan feud is settled, however, Samson assures Sally that he loves her more than ever and will never leave her or the mountains again. +

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