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The film was also know as A Nymph of the Woods ... More Less

The film was also know as A Nymph of the Woods . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
14 Sep 18
p. 1261.
MPN
14 Sep 18
p. 1759.
MPW
14 Sep 18
p. 1612.
NYDM
16 Nov 18
p. 734.
Wid's
8 Sep 18
pp. 13-14.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
A Nymph of the Woods
Release Date:
9 September 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
2 September 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12799
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,199
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While camping in the mountains, city-bred Ben Kirkland meets Emmy Chaney, the daughter of a mountaineer, and the two decide to marry, even though her father wants her to become the wife of his hunting partner, Jeff Crandall. When Emmy's father threatens to kill Ben, the young lovers hastily marry and move to the city. Meanwhile, Ben's friend Tubby, while hunting with Ben's gun, discovers Mr. Chaney's body and flees, believing himself a killer. Ben departs on a business trip, and in his absence, his snobbish relatives force Emmy to return to the mountains, where she learns that Ben has been accused of her father's murder. When Ben arrives looking for his wife, he is arrested. At the trial, Tubby is about to confess his guilt when an old hermit reveals that Jeff committed the crime. The lovers reunite and begin their marriage ... +


While camping in the mountains, city-bred Ben Kirkland meets Emmy Chaney, the daughter of a mountaineer, and the two decide to marry, even though her father wants her to become the wife of his hunting partner, Jeff Crandall. When Emmy's father threatens to kill Ben, the young lovers hastily marry and move to the city. Meanwhile, Ben's friend Tubby, while hunting with Ben's gun, discovers Mr. Chaney's body and flees, believing himself a killer. Ben departs on a business trip, and in his absence, his snobbish relatives force Emmy to return to the mountains, where she learns that Ben has been accused of her father's murder. When Ben arrives looking for his wife, he is arrested. At the trial, Tubby is about to confess his guilt when an old hermit reveals that Jeff committed the crime. The lovers reunite and begin their marriage again. +

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