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The film's working title was The Voice of One . According to a Mar 1917 news item, construction of the set began at that time. No information has been located to determine if shooting followed in 1917 or was delayed until ... More Less

The film's working title was The Voice of One . According to a Mar 1917 news item, construction of the set began at that time. No information has been located to determine if shooting followed in 1917 or was delayed until later. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
31 Mar 17
p. 1150.
ETR
18 May 18
p. 1898, 1934
MPN
8 Jun 18
p. 3398.
MPW
27 Jul 18
p. 591.
MPW
1 Jun 18
p. 1332.
NYDM
25 May 18
p. 741.
Wid's
19 May 18
pp. 19-20.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Voice of One
Release Date:
13 May 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
6 May 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12382
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Cyrus Higgins, a minister, and Johnathon [sic] Moses Chi Wu Lung, his Chinese servant, arrive in a rough Southern town intent on converting the populace. Higgins makes an enemy of deputy sheriff Jasper Stone when he makes the brute apologize for trying to attack and insult the town belle, Sally Phillips. Higgins defeats Stone in a fist fight, thus winning the admiration of the townspeople and the nickname "Cyclone." Sally is sent to school under Cyclone's sister Mary's protection, and when she returns, she and Cyclone confess their mutual ... +


Cyrus Higgins, a minister, and Johnathon [sic] Moses Chi Wu Lung, his Chinese servant, arrive in a rough Southern town intent on converting the populace. Higgins makes an enemy of deputy sheriff Jasper Stone when he makes the brute apologize for trying to attack and insult the town belle, Sally Phillips. Higgins defeats Stone in a fist fight, thus winning the admiration of the townspeople and the nickname "Cyclone." Sally is sent to school under Cyclone's sister Mary's protection, and when she returns, she and Cyclone confess their mutual love. +

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

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