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DETAILS
Release Date:
September 1921
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,000
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Don "Smiler" Ward, a ranger, is about to marry Mary Alden when Eddie Loring, son of a wealthy lumber king, tricks her into marrying him, then deserts her. Smiler trails Loring to his office, then is arrested for attempted murder and sent to prison. Mary has a child that, upon reaching a knowing age, asks about his father. Mary goes to Loring's home, seeking to be recognized as his wife. That same night, Loring is killed--but by a French Canadian whose girl Loring had wronged. Smiler, now out of prison, with his sweetheart cleared of Loring's murder, at long last has reason to ... +


Don "Smiler" Ward, a ranger, is about to marry Mary Alden when Eddie Loring, son of a wealthy lumber king, tricks her into marrying him, then deserts her. Smiler trails Loring to his office, then is arrested for attempted murder and sent to prison. Mary has a child that, upon reaching a knowing age, asks about his father. Mary goes to Loring's home, seeking to be recognized as his wife. That same night, Loring is killed--but by a French Canadian whose girl Loring had wronged. Smiler, now out of prison, with his sweetheart cleared of Loring's murder, at long last has reason to smile. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Northwest


Subject

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

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