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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
10 Nov 17
p. 1847.
MPW
3 Nov 17
p. 618 (ad insert).
MPW
24 Nov 17
p. 1190.
MPW
6 Nov 15
p. 63.
Variety
2 Nov 17
p. 50.
Wid's
8 Nov 17
pp. 719-20.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Metro Star Series Production De Luxe
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Adopted Son" by Max Brand (pseud. of Frederick Faust) in All-Story Weekly (27 Oct 1917).
DETAILS
Release Date:
29 October 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
17 October 1917
Copyright Number:
LP11572
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

For years a feud has existed between the McLanes and the Conovers in the Tennessee mountains. "Two Gun Carter" leaves Texas after a shooting fray and arrives just in time to witness George Conover's death at the hands of Henry McLane. Carrying young Conover's body to his family, Carter is so touched by their grief that he agrees to become their adopted son and subsequently falls in love with Marian Conover. In an attempt to put an end to the feud, Carter proposes a duel between himself and Henry McLane, but Henry refuses, and so, to uphold his family honor, Tom McLane, the clan leader, accepts the challenge. In the midst of the match, news arrives that Henry has kidnapped Marian. Carter rushes off and rescues Marian just as Henry and his horse plunge over the edge of a cliff. Carter then demands that an end be put to the feud as he himself was a born McLane and now plans to marry Marian ... +


For years a feud has existed between the McLanes and the Conovers in the Tennessee mountains. "Two Gun Carter" leaves Texas after a shooting fray and arrives just in time to witness George Conover's death at the hands of Henry McLane. Carrying young Conover's body to his family, Carter is so touched by their grief that he agrees to become their adopted son and subsequently falls in love with Marian Conover. In an attempt to put an end to the feud, Carter proposes a duel between himself and Henry McLane, but Henry refuses, and so, to uphold his family honor, Tom McLane, the clan leader, accepts the challenge. In the midst of the match, news arrives that Henry has kidnapped Marian. Carter rushes off and rescues Marian just as Henry and his horse plunge over the edge of a cliff. Carter then demands that an end be put to the feud as he himself was a born McLane and now plans to marry Marian Conover. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Rural


Subject

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

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