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Some sources credit the role of Dolores to Jimmy Weil. One reviewer states that Clarke's story appeared in The Saturday Evening Post ... More Less

Some sources credit the role of Dolores to Jimmy Weil. One reviewer states that Clarke's story appeared in The Saturday Evening Post . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
31 Aug 18
p. 1046.
ETR
7 Sep 18
p. 1179.
MPN
7 Sep 18
p. 1604.
MPW
7 Sep 18
p. 1462.
MPW
14 Sep 18
pp. 1608-09.
Variety
13 Sep 18
p. 41.
Wid's
1 Sep 18
pp. 19-20.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 September 1918
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

On the Mexican border, Jim Jason forms a partnership with Don Felipe Arrello, even though he is troubled by a clause in their contract which states that if one of the partners dies, the other will inherit their ranch. When the ranch begins to prove profitable, Felipe hires an assassin to kill Jim, but the cowboy discovers the plan and gives the killer a sound beating. Jim's sweetheart, Ruth Allen, who has come to the area with her father to restore the old Spanish architecture, sees the fight and assumes that he is mistreating his men, but his concern for little Carmelita, who is suffering from typhoid fever, convinces Ruth of Jim's kindness. Felipe tries once again to kill Jim, who leads his cowboys in pursuit of the villain. Upon reaching Felipe's hideout, however, they learn that Dolores, his betrayed lover, has already killed ... +


On the Mexican border, Jim Jason forms a partnership with Don Felipe Arrello, even though he is troubled by a clause in their contract which states that if one of the partners dies, the other will inherit their ranch. When the ranch begins to prove profitable, Felipe hires an assassin to kill Jim, but the cowboy discovers the plan and gives the killer a sound beating. Jim's sweetheart, Ruth Allen, who has come to the area with her father to restore the old Spanish architecture, sees the fight and assumes that he is mistreating his men, but his concern for little Carmelita, who is suffering from typhoid fever, convinces Ruth of Jim's kindness. Felipe tries once again to kill Jim, who leads his cowboys in pursuit of the villain. Upon reaching Felipe's hideout, however, they learn that Dolores, his betrayed lover, has already killed him. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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