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HISTORY

According to publicity, the entire production of this film was shot in Wyoming near Cody. Some sources list the length as five reels. William B. Laub, a cinematographer who worked in the Goldwyn photographic department, is credited in a news item as having assisted in the production of this film. He may have worked in a capacity other than assistant ... More Less

According to publicity, the entire production of this film was shot in Wyoming near Cody. Some sources list the length as five reels. William B. Laub, a cinematographer who worked in the Goldwyn photographic department, is credited in a news item as having assisted in the production of this film. He may have worked in a capacity other than assistant cameraman. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
7 Dec 18
p. 65.
MPN
14 Dec 18
p. 3606.
MPW
7 Dec 18
p. 1118.
MPW
14 Dec 18
p. 1253.
New York Times
25 Nov 18
p. 11.
NYDM
7 Dec 18
p. 847.
Variety
29 Nov 18
p. 41.
Wid's
8 Dec 18
p. 3.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 December 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Diva Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
25 November 1918
Copyright Number:
LP13070
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Pancha O'Brien, the beautiful and spirited daughter of an Irish ranch owner, is loved by two men, Sheriff Jack Webb, whom she loves, and outlaw Jim Dyke, whose attentions she repeatedly rebuffs. Jim and his men attack Pancha's ranch, burning it to the ground and killing her father. The outlaw carries her to his cabin, where Wan-o-mee, his jealous squaw, tries to stab the girl. Pancha explains that she does not love Jim and sends Wan-o-mee to find Sheriff Jack. Stalling for time, Pancha agrees to marry Jim, and the two set out for Cheyenne. Jack and his posse overtake them on the road, but Pancha has already stabbed Jim, and he falls dead at the sheriff's feet. To protect Pancha, Jack claims that he killed the outlaw and then proposes to ... +


Pancha O'Brien, the beautiful and spirited daughter of an Irish ranch owner, is loved by two men, Sheriff Jack Webb, whom she loves, and outlaw Jim Dyke, whose attentions she repeatedly rebuffs. Jim and his men attack Pancha's ranch, burning it to the ground and killing her father. The outlaw carries her to his cabin, where Wan-o-mee, his jealous squaw, tries to stab the girl. Pancha explains that she does not love Jim and sends Wan-o-mee to find Sheriff Jack. Stalling for time, Pancha agrees to marry Jim, and the two set out for Cheyenne. Jack and his posse overtake them on the road, but Pancha has already stabbed Jim, and he falls dead at the sheriff's feet. To protect Pancha, Jack claims that he killed the outlaw and then proposes to her. +

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