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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
16 Dec 16
p. 137.
MPN
23 Dec 16
p. 4023, 4044, 4047
MPW
23 Dec 16
p. 1814.
MPW
30 Dec 16
p. 2006.
Wid's
4 Jan 17
p. 6.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Red Feather Photoplays
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 December 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Mfg. Co.
Copyright Date:
7 December 1916
Copyright Number:
LP9678
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

For Nita Valyez, who is half-Spanish and half-Irish, Carlos represents potential violence and danger, two things to which she is both attracted and repelled. In contrast, she has only a passing interest in Big Jim, the town's honest, good-hearted sheriff. Then, after Carlos kills a faro dealer, he forces Nita to make an escape with him. Jim follows them, and finally catches up to them in a small border town where the plague has broken out, and where Nita is taking care of a dying Carlos. Although impressed by her devotion to Carlos, Jim brings Nita back with him in order to save her from the plague, and also to try to convince her to love ... +


For Nita Valyez, who is half-Spanish and half-Irish, Carlos represents potential violence and danger, two things to which she is both attracted and repelled. In contrast, she has only a passing interest in Big Jim, the town's honest, good-hearted sheriff. Then, after Carlos kills a faro dealer, he forces Nita to make an escape with him. Jim follows them, and finally catches up to them in a small border town where the plague has broken out, and where Nita is taking care of a dying Carlos. Although impressed by her devotion to Carlos, Jim brings Nita back with him in order to save her from the plague, and also to try to convince her to love him. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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