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SOURCE
DATE
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Examiner (Launceton, Australia)
4 Dec 1925
p. 3.
Niagara Falls (NY) Gazette
6 Jul 1926
p. 9.
The Advertiser (Adelaide, Australia)
23 Mar 1926
p. 6.
Van Nuys (CA) News
20 Oct 1925
p. 3.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
30 August 1925
Premiere Information:
Van Nuys, CA opening: 20 October 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Arrow Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
5 June 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21536
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Tate Killaly and his daughter, Zelma, cross the river to the trading post of Henri Cocteau, located in a little Alaska town, Zelma is attacked by Quig Lanigan, Cocteau's tool and a man of evil impulses. A stranger steps in and saves her from harm. Zelma later finds the stranger suffering from snow blindness on the trail and takes him home to her cabin, where she nurses him back to health. Zelma and the stranger fall in love, and he tells her that he is a fugitive from justice and victim of injustice. Chitna, Zelma's Indian servant, goes into town for supplies and tells Tate and Cocteau of the stranger's presence. The men, who know there is a $5,000 reward for the stranger, go to the cabin and capture him. Zelma helps him escape, but when she is led to believe that the stranger has killed her father, she turns against him and is instrumental in his recapture. When she finds out that her father is alive, Zelma realizes her mistake and gets her father to help the stranger. Cocteau is killed in a snowslide, and the stranger, Bruce McLaren, is informed that the real criminal has confessed, making Bruce a free man ... +


When Tate Killaly and his daughter, Zelma, cross the river to the trading post of Henri Cocteau, located in a little Alaska town, Zelma is attacked by Quig Lanigan, Cocteau's tool and a man of evil impulses. A stranger steps in and saves her from harm. Zelma later finds the stranger suffering from snow blindness on the trail and takes him home to her cabin, where she nurses him back to health. Zelma and the stranger fall in love, and he tells her that he is a fugitive from justice and victim of injustice. Chitna, Zelma's Indian servant, goes into town for supplies and tells Tate and Cocteau of the stranger's presence. The men, who know there is a $5,000 reward for the stranger, go to the cabin and capture him. Zelma helps him escape, but when she is led to believe that the stranger has killed her father, she turns against him and is instrumental in his recapture. When she finds out that her father is alive, Zelma realizes her mistake and gets her father to help the stranger. Cocteau is killed in a snowslide, and the stranger, Bruce McLaren, is informed that the real criminal has confessed, making Bruce a free man again. +

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