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DATE
PAGE
ETR
2 Aug 19
p. 711.
MPN
2 Aug 19
p. 1129.
MPW
2 Aug 19
p. 716.
Wid's
27 Jul 19
p. 21.
DETAILS
Release Date:
10 August 1919
Copyright Claimant:
American Film Co.
Copyright Date:
28 July 1919
Copyright Number:
LP14013
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Captain November Jones, wearing a chestful of medals, arrives in his hometown of Goldcity, Nevada, disguised in a beard to avoid a war hero's welcome, but when he rescues a child from being run over by a train, his beard tears off and he is obliged to receive the town's congratulations. Meanwhile, Samuel Barnes, an unscrupulous stock broker, and Teddy Craig, an adventuress, are trying to get control of the Bluebird Lode from New Yorker Jackson J. Joseph, who is coming West to meet his daughter Nedra. After Jones rescues Teddy from a runaway horse, she asks him to help fight Joseph, who, she says, is trying to take her mine, but because Jones is tired of the hero treatment, he refuses. Teddy's accusation of Jones's cowardice does not bother him until he falls in love with Nedra, who, believing Teddy's rumor, shuns him. After a barroom brawl, Jones rescues the kidnapped Joseph. Nedra learns the truth about Jones, and agreeing with him that no man should be a hero to his own wife, she marries ... +


Captain November Jones, wearing a chestful of medals, arrives in his hometown of Goldcity, Nevada, disguised in a beard to avoid a war hero's welcome, but when he rescues a child from being run over by a train, his beard tears off and he is obliged to receive the town's congratulations. Meanwhile, Samuel Barnes, an unscrupulous stock broker, and Teddy Craig, an adventuress, are trying to get control of the Bluebird Lode from New Yorker Jackson J. Joseph, who is coming West to meet his daughter Nedra. After Jones rescues Teddy from a runaway horse, she asks him to help fight Joseph, who, she says, is trying to take her mine, but because Jones is tired of the hero treatment, he refuses. Teddy's accusation of Jones's cowardice does not bother him until he falls in love with Nedra, who, believing Teddy's rumor, shuns him. After a barroom brawl, Jones rescues the kidnapped Joseph. Nedra learns the truth about Jones, and agreeing with him that no man should be a hero to his own wife, she marries him. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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