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8 Jun 1916
p. 629
MPW
17 Jun 1916
p. 1987, 2114
Wid's
22 Jun 1916
p. 664
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 June 1916
Production Date:

Copyright Info
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Date
Copyright Number
Quality Pictures Corp.
7 June 1916
LP8442
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

To avenge the murder of his brother, Bruce Edmonds joins the Secret Service and then pursues a gang of North Carolina moonshiners. Disguised as a minister, Bruce soon falls in love with Jill Jamison, and then antagonizes Squid Archer, the head moonshiner and his brother's killer. One night, after putting on a mask, Bruce spies on the moonshiner's operation. Squid and his gang shoot at him, and Jill is almost killed in the crossfire, but Bruce protects her, after which he asks for a lock of her hair. The next day, Jill learns the real identity of the masked man when she finds the hair in the minister's room, and then, that night, Bruce leads a successful government raid on the moonshiners. No longer having to pose as a minister, Bruce makes plans with Jill to go to a real one so they can be ...

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To avenge the murder of his brother, Bruce Edmonds joins the Secret Service and then pursues a gang of North Carolina moonshiners. Disguised as a minister, Bruce soon falls in love with Jill Jamison, and then antagonizes Squid Archer, the head moonshiner and his brother's killer. One night, after putting on a mask, Bruce spies on the moonshiner's operation. Squid and his gang shoot at him, and Jill is almost killed in the crossfire, but Bruce protects her, after which he asks for a lock of her hair. The next day, Jill learns the real identity of the masked man when she finds the hair in the minister's room, and then, that night, Bruce leads a successful government raid on the moonshiners. No longer having to pose as a minister, Bruce makes plans with Jill to go to a real one so they can be married.

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