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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
9 Feb 18
p. 838.
MPN
16 Feb 18
p. 1034.
MPW
9 Feb 18
p. 869.
MPW
8 Sep 17
p. 19.
NYDM
16 Feb 18
p. 19.
Wid's
14 Feb 18
p. 948.
DETAILS
Release Date:
10 February 1918
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,902
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Ebenezer Boyce relinquishes control of his pistol factory to Martin at the suggestion of his sons Horace and Henry, but the shock of Martin's dishonesty kills the old man. When Martin is discovered dead, the Boyce brothers secretly suspect each other of murder. Both fall in love with Myra, whose preference for Horace causes Henry, in a jealous rage, to accuse Horace openly of murder. Annette De Searcy, Martin's former mistress, finally confesses that she killed Martin in self-defense, and Horace, his name cleared, wins ... +


Ebenezer Boyce relinquishes control of his pistol factory to Martin at the suggestion of his sons Horace and Henry, but the shock of Martin's dishonesty kills the old man. When Martin is discovered dead, the Boyce brothers secretly suspect each other of murder. Both fall in love with Myra, whose preference for Horace causes Henry, in a jealous rage, to accuse Horace openly of murder. Annette De Searcy, Martin's former mistress, finally confesses that she killed Martin in self-defense, and Horace, his name cleared, wins Myra. +

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