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ETR
7 Jul 17
p. 341.
MPW
14 Jul 17
p. 295.
NYDM
30 Jun 17
p. 28.
Variety
13 Oct 17
p. 248.
Wid's
28 Jun 17
p. 414.
CAST
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Titles and spec eff photog
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Big Timber by Bertrand W. Sinclair (Boston, 1916).
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 July 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Oliver Morosco Photoplay Co.
Copyright Date:
15 June 1917
Copyright Number:
LP10964
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Because she has lost both her voice and her wealth after the death of her father, Stella Benton goes to live with her brother Charles at his lumber camp. Struggling to make a living, Charles appoints his sister to cook for the hundred lumberjacks in the camp. Woefully overworked, Stella accepts the marriage proposal of neighboring lumberman Jack Fyfe, even though she does not love him. A child is born out of the loveless marriage and the couple is reasonably happy until Walter Monahan, a wealthy lumberman, begins to court Stella. After the death of her child, Stella leaves Fyfe and returns to the stage as a concert singer. Meanwhile, Monahan, jealous of Fyfe's success, sets fire to his holdings. Hearing of her husband's misfortune, Stella immediately returns to the lumber camp where she offers Fyfe her own money to rebuild his losses. As the couple embrace, it begins to rain and Fyfe's holdings, as well as his marriage, is ... +


Because she has lost both her voice and her wealth after the death of her father, Stella Benton goes to live with her brother Charles at his lumber camp. Struggling to make a living, Charles appoints his sister to cook for the hundred lumberjacks in the camp. Woefully overworked, Stella accepts the marriage proposal of neighboring lumberman Jack Fyfe, even though she does not love him. A child is born out of the loveless marriage and the couple is reasonably happy until Walter Monahan, a wealthy lumberman, begins to court Stella. After the death of her child, Stella leaves Fyfe and returns to the stage as a concert singer. Meanwhile, Monahan, jealous of Fyfe's success, sets fire to his holdings. Hearing of her husband's misfortune, Stella immediately returns to the lumber camp where she offers Fyfe her own money to rebuild his losses. As the couple embrace, it begins to rain and Fyfe's holdings, as well as his marriage, is saved. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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