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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
2 Dec 16
p. 1252.
MPN
2 Dec 16
p. 3495.
MPW
2 Dec 16
p. 1344.
MPW
20 May 16
p. 1400.
NYDM
25 Nov 16
pp. 26-27.
Variety
24 Nov 16
p. 28.
Wid's
30 Nov 16
p. 1143.
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 December 1916
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Mountaineer Pap Clayton has promised his daughter Sairy Ann to his cousin Jed Martin, but Sairy Ann loves Dr. Richard Cavanagh, Judge Lee Cavanagh's son. In the midst of a feud between the Claytons and the Jacksons, a jealous Jed sets out to kill Richard. Jed shoots a deputy who gets in his way and so is taken before Judge Cavanagh, whom the Claytons have threatened to kill if Jed is convicted. The Claytons are true to their word when Cavanagh finds him guilty, and Richard immediately vows to kill Jed, who has escaped. Sairy Ann, however, reminds Richard that he has railed against family feuding and has said that only the law can take a life. A sobered Richard captures Jed and hands him over to authorities, and then, after he has forgiven the Claytons, he and Sairy Ann become ... +


Mountaineer Pap Clayton has promised his daughter Sairy Ann to his cousin Jed Martin, but Sairy Ann loves Dr. Richard Cavanagh, Judge Lee Cavanagh's son. In the midst of a feud between the Claytons and the Jacksons, a jealous Jed sets out to kill Richard. Jed shoots a deputy who gets in his way and so is taken before Judge Cavanagh, whom the Claytons have threatened to kill if Jed is convicted. The Claytons are true to their word when Cavanagh finds him guilty, and Richard immediately vows to kill Jed, who has escaped. Sairy Ann, however, reminds Richard that he has railed against family feuding and has said that only the law can take a life. A sobered Richard captures Jed and hands him over to authorities, and then, after he has forgiven the Claytons, he and Sairy Ann become engaged. +

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