The Great Leap; Until Death Do Us Part (1914)

Drama | April 1914

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HISTORY

Contemporary sources note that this was the first Mutual film produced under the supervision of D. W. Griffith. Because the facility where this film was made was commonly known as the Reliance-Majestic studio, some sources have referred to the production company's name as ... More Less

Contemporary sources note that this was the first Mutual film produced under the supervision of D. W. Griffith. Because the facility where this film was made was commonly known as the Reliance-Majestic studio, some sources have referred to the production company's name as "Reliance-Majestic." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
7 Feb 14
p. 104.
MPW
18 Apr 14
p. 424.
NYDM
14 Jan 14
p. 58.
Variety
4 Mar 14
p. 42.
CAST
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DETAILS
Release Date:
April 1914
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
4
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While the home of the mountaineering Gibbs family is besieged by the Dawson clan, Mary Gibbs rushes to the side of her lover, Bobby Dawson. Pursued by Mary's father and brother, the lovers attempt to leap across a vast chasm astride a horse. Although the horse falters and they fall into the river below, Bobby and Mary swim to safety. Impressed with their courage, Mr. Gibbs finally accepts their ... +


While the home of the mountaineering Gibbs family is besieged by the Dawson clan, Mary Gibbs rushes to the side of her lover, Bobby Dawson. Pursued by Mary's father and brother, the lovers attempt to leap across a vast chasm astride a horse. Although the horse falters and they fall into the river below, Bobby and Mary swim to safety. Impressed with their courage, Mr. Gibbs finally accepts their marriage. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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