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DATE
PAGE
MPN Booking Guide
Oct 1926
p. 54
Newburgh (NY) News
18 Jun 1926
p. 7
DETAILS
Release Date:
28 March 1926
Production Date:

Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,900
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Wally Marsh, a shell-shocked World War I veteran who has just out of the hospital, arrives in a Western town, where he rescues Lucy Bowers, the daughter of Bar-T Ranch owner Colonel Bowers, from a drunken ruffian. Soon Slade, who owns the town saloon, loses a brawl with the ranch forman, Jack Warren, which leads him to seek revenge. Taking advantage of Wally's diminshed mental state, Slade convinces him to steal some of the ranch's cattle and place the blame on Jack. Unknown to Wally, his sister Edith, who has been searching for him, is Jack's sweetheart. Following Wally's reunion with his sister, he returns to his old self, saves Jack from a lynching and eventually asks Lucy to marry him. ...

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Wally Marsh, a shell-shocked World War I veteran who has just out of the hospital, arrives in a Western town, where he rescues Lucy Bowers, the daughter of Bar-T Ranch owner Colonel Bowers, from a drunken ruffian. Soon Slade, who owns the town saloon, loses a brawl with the ranch forman, Jack Warren, which leads him to seek revenge. Taking advantage of Wally's diminshed mental state, Slade convinces him to steal some of the ranch's cattle and place the blame on Jack. Unknown to Wally, his sister Edith, who has been searching for him, is Jack's sweetheart. Following Wally's reunion with his sister, he returns to his old self, saves Jack from a lynching and eventually asks Lucy to marry him.

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