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The 20 Sep 1924 Exhibitors Trade Review noted that filming on The Mine with the Iron Door had entered its final ... More Less

The 20 Sep 1924 Exhibitors Trade Review noted that filming on The Mine with the Iron Door had entered its final week. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
20 Sep 1924
p. 34.
Film Daily
21 Dec 1924.
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Variety
29 Oct 24
p. 30.
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 October 1924
Production Date:
ended September 1924
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,180
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Bob Hill and Thad Grove, two prospectors, find a small child in the desert cabin of bandit Sonora Jack. The little girl, Marta, who has been kidnapped by Jack, is taken by the men, who vainly attempt to find her parents. Marta grows to womanhood and falls in love with Hugh Edwards, a young fugitive from justice. Edwards saves Natachee, an educated Indian, from the depredations of a bandit gang, and in return the grateful Indian shows Edwards the location of the "mine with the iron door," a hidden and extremely rich gold mine. Sonora Jack returns and kidnaps Marta, offering to exchange her for knowledge of the location of the "mine with the iron door." Edwards and Natachee go after the bandit and kill him while saving Marta. Edwards is proved to be innocent of the charge of embezzlement placed against him, and he and Marta are ... +


Bob Hill and Thad Grove, two prospectors, find a small child in the desert cabin of bandit Sonora Jack. The little girl, Marta, who has been kidnapped by Jack, is taken by the men, who vainly attempt to find her parents. Marta grows to womanhood and falls in love with Hugh Edwards, a young fugitive from justice. Edwards saves Natachee, an educated Indian, from the depredations of a bandit gang, and in return the grateful Indian shows Edwards the location of the "mine with the iron door," a hidden and extremely rich gold mine. Sonora Jack returns and kidnaps Marta, offering to exchange her for knowledge of the location of the "mine with the iron door." Edwards and Natachee go after the bandit and kill him while saving Marta. Edwards is proved to be innocent of the charge of embezzlement placed against him, and he and Marta are married. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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