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DATE
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Film Daily
14 Jul 1925
p. 8.
Motion Picture News
13 Jun 1925
p. 2966.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
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DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
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PHOTOGRAPHY
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DETAILS
Release Date:
4 September 1925
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,900
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Dad Burns, an aging rancher, writes to his nephew, Wally Blake, whom he has never seen, requesting that he take over the management of his large cattle ranch. On the way there, Wally is framed for a crime and sent to jail; Matt Harris, using Burns's letter to Wally as proof of his identity, takes Wally's place and, accompanied by his sister, Sally, goes to the Burns ranch, passing himself off as Burns's nephew. Wally eventually arrives at the ranch and catches Harris robbing the safe; Harris manages to pin the blame on Wally. Dad Burns is jumped by Jim, and the wily oldtimer kills the tramp. Wally is also blamed for this crime. Wally and Harris fight it out on the edge of a precipice, and Wally sends the imposter to his doom. Wally establishes his true identity and wins the affection of both his uncle and Harris' ... +


Dad Burns, an aging rancher, writes to his nephew, Wally Blake, whom he has never seen, requesting that he take over the management of his large cattle ranch. On the way there, Wally is framed for a crime and sent to jail; Matt Harris, using Burns's letter to Wally as proof of his identity, takes Wally's place and, accompanied by his sister, Sally, goes to the Burns ranch, passing himself off as Burns's nephew. Wally eventually arrives at the ranch and catches Harris robbing the safe; Harris manages to pin the blame on Wally. Dad Burns is jumped by Jim, and the wily oldtimer kills the tramp. Wally is also blamed for this crime. Wally and Harris fight it out on the edge of a precipice, and Wally sends the imposter to his doom. Wally establishes his true identity and wins the affection of both his uncle and Harris' sister. +

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