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DATE
PAGE
ETR
14 Dec 18
p. 116, 161
MPN
21 Dec 18
p. 3774.
MPW
7 Dec 18
p. 1125.
NYDM
21 Dec 18
p. 919.
Wid's
8 Dec 18
p. 13.
DETAILS
Release Date:
9 December 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
16 December 1918
Copyright Number:
LP13161
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Engineer Bob Durland, a rival of the wealthy Harold Blake for the hand of Alice Randolph, goes to Mexico during its revolution to prevent Morgan Randolph from losing his oil concession. Harold accompanies him, but when the Mexican insurrectionists threaten the two Americans, he becomes frightened and leaves. Upon his return, he reports that while he himself heroically fought off the revolutionaries, Bob died a coward's death, and Alice, believing her true sweetheart to be dead, agrees to marry Harold. Meanwhile, Bob saves Randolph's mines despite several attempts on his life and then returns to the United States, just in time to prevent his girl from marrying the wrong man. After evening the score with Harold in a fight, Bob takes his place beside Alice at the ... +


Engineer Bob Durland, a rival of the wealthy Harold Blake for the hand of Alice Randolph, goes to Mexico during its revolution to prevent Morgan Randolph from losing his oil concession. Harold accompanies him, but when the Mexican insurrectionists threaten the two Americans, he becomes frightened and leaves. Upon his return, he reports that while he himself heroically fought off the revolutionaries, Bob died a coward's death, and Alice, believing her true sweetheart to be dead, agrees to marry Harold. Meanwhile, Bob saves Randolph's mines despite several attempts on his life and then returns to the United States, just in time to prevent his girl from marrying the wrong man. After evening the score with Harold in a fight, Bob takes his place beside Alice at the altar. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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