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DATE
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Motog
20 May 16
p. 1169.
MPN
20 May 16
p. 3093.
MPW
20 May 16
p. 1350.
MPW
2 Sep 16
p. 1528.
MPW
17 Jun 16
p. 2110.
New York Times
8 May 16
p. 7.
NYDM
13 May 16
p. 31.
Variety
12 May 16
p. 19.
Wid's
11 May 16
p. 568.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Primal Lure: A Romance of Fort Lu Cerne by Vingie E. Roe (New York, 1914).
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Release Date:
7 May 1916
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Lois Le Moyne comes to his office to give him a pair of moccasins, Angus McConnell, the head of a Hudson Bay trading post, mistakes her motives and has her thrown in jail on a burglary charge. Then, company inspector Richard Sylvester comes to the post and immediately falls in love with the imprisoned Lois. As a result, he fires Angus, and frees Lois with plans to marry her. Before the wedding, however, an epidemic hits the area, and Richard, turning coward, runs away. Then, deciding to make a human sacrifice to appease the gods who brought the plague, the Indians attack the outpost. Angus offers himself, but before he can be burned at the stake a storm comes, which the Indians interpret as a divine command to retreat. Afterward, Angus comes to his senses about Lois, and marries ... +


When Lois Le Moyne comes to his office to give him a pair of moccasins, Angus McConnell, the head of a Hudson Bay trading post, mistakes her motives and has her thrown in jail on a burglary charge. Then, company inspector Richard Sylvester comes to the post and immediately falls in love with the imprisoned Lois. As a result, he fires Angus, and frees Lois with plans to marry her. Before the wedding, however, an epidemic hits the area, and Richard, turning coward, runs away. Then, deciding to make a human sacrifice to appease the gods who brought the plague, the Indians attack the outpost. Angus offers himself, but before he can be burned at the stake a storm comes, which the Indians interpret as a divine command to retreat. Afterward, Angus comes to his senses about Lois, and marries her. +

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