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Some sources list this film at five reels. Three different release dates are given in the trade papers: 3 Jan 1919, 13 Jan 1919, and 27 Jan ... More Less

Some sources list this film at five reels. Three different release dates are given in the trade papers: 3 Jan 1919, 13 Jan 1919, and 27 Jan 1919. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
4 Jan 19
p. 431.
ETR
25 Jan 19
p. 651.
MPN
16 Nov 18
p. 2981.
MPN
18 May 19
p. 15.
MPN
25 Jan 19
pp. 579-83.
MPW
11 Jan 19
p. 245.
MPW
25 Jan 19
p. 543.
Variety
31 Jan 19
p. 54.
Wid's
12 Jan 19
p. 11.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 January 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Mfg. Co., Inc.
Copyright Date:
8 January 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13242
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Wealthy ranch owner Cheyenne Harry decides he needs a housekeeper, but his cowboys decide he needs a wife and advertise in an eastern newspaper. The ad is answered by Aileen Judson-Brown, as dictated by her fortune-hunting mother. Harry marries Aileen and a baby is born a year later. Deciding to gain more money and social standing, Mrs. Judson-Brown then tries to break up the marriage so that Aileen can marry Ferdie Van Duzen. Mrs. Judson-Brown steals the baby and tells Harry the baby has died and Aileen no longer loves him. Harry goes out West in sorrow, but when Mrs. Judson-Brown's butler wires Harry the truth, Harry locates the baby and discovers Aileen still loves him. The reunited family goes West together, leaving Mrs. Judson-Brown ... +


Wealthy ranch owner Cheyenne Harry decides he needs a housekeeper, but his cowboys decide he needs a wife and advertise in an eastern newspaper. The ad is answered by Aileen Judson-Brown, as dictated by her fortune-hunting mother. Harry marries Aileen and a baby is born a year later. Deciding to gain more money and social standing, Mrs. Judson-Brown then tries to break up the marriage so that Aileen can marry Ferdie Van Duzen. Mrs. Judson-Brown steals the baby and tells Harry the baby has died and Aileen no longer loves him. Harry goes out West in sorrow, but when Mrs. Judson-Brown's butler wires Harry the truth, Harry locates the baby and discovers Aileen still loves him. The reunited family goes West together, leaving Mrs. Judson-Brown behind. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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