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This picture was filmed on location in Wilkes-Barre, ... More Less

This picture was filmed on location in Wilkes-Barre, PA. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
2 Jan 15
p. 41.
MPN
9 Jan 15
p. 58.
MPN
30 Jan 15
p. 33.
MPW
14 Aug 15
p. 86.
NYDM
23 Dec 14
p. 37.
Variety
25 Dec 14
p. 42.
CAST
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PHOTOGRAPHY
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LITERARY
Based on the play The Three of Us by Rachel Crothers (New York, 17 Oct 1906).
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 December 1914
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Rhy MacChesney and her brothers Clem and Sonny own the unprofitable Colorado gold mine, The Three of Us. Steve Towney, who loves Rhy, owns the equally unsuccessful adjoining mine. When Steve finally discovers gold, he must register his claim by noon the following day or loose title to the mine, but Rhy urges him to wait until after the Halloween dance. Clem overhears their conversation and, wanting money to go East, sells the information to rival miner Louis Beresford. The next day, when the papers and ore samples which Steve entrusted to Rhy are missing, he accuses her of stealing them. She proves her love and her honesty, however, by taking a daring ride across the mountains to register Steve's claim just in time to save his mine from Beresford's ... +


Rhy MacChesney and her brothers Clem and Sonny own the unprofitable Colorado gold mine, The Three of Us. Steve Towney, who loves Rhy, owns the equally unsuccessful adjoining mine. When Steve finally discovers gold, he must register his claim by noon the following day or loose title to the mine, but Rhy urges him to wait until after the Halloween dance. Clem overhears their conversation and, wanting money to go East, sells the information to rival miner Louis Beresford. The next day, when the papers and ore samples which Steve entrusted to Rhy are missing, he accuses her of stealing them. She proves her love and her honesty, however, by taking a daring ride across the mountains to register Steve's claim just in time to save his mine from Beresford's machinations. +

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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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