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According to publicity for the film, some scenes were shot in a large lumber camp near North Conway, New Hampshire in the White Mountains. Assistant director Johnnie Waters left the company before filming was completed to report for military service. ...

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According to publicity for the film, some scenes were shot in a large lumber camp near North Conway, New Hampshire in the White Mountains. Assistant director Johnnie Waters left the company before filming was completed to report for military service.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
5 Jan 1918
p. 420
ETR
12 Jan 1920
p. 523
MPN
12 Jan 1918
p. 276
MPN
4 Aug 1916
p. 30
Variety
11 Jan 1918
p. 43
Wid's
10 Jan 1918
pp. 859-60
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANIES
PRODUCTION TEXT
BRAND NAME
A Metro Wonderplay
A Metro Wonderplay
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Gaston Olaf by Henry Oyen (New York, 1917).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
31 December 1917
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Metro Pictures Corp.
22 December 1917
LP11865
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Woodsman Gaston Olaf arrives in Havens Falls just in time to rescue Rose Havens from the unwelcome attentions of Lefty Red. Impressed by Olaf's performance, Dave Taggart, Red's employer, induces the lumberjack to become foreman of his lawless band of woodcutters. Unknown to Olaf, Taggart orders the men to cut a stand of lumber belonging to Rose. After the trees are felled, Olaf learns the truth and refuses to allow the men to move the logs. Slyly parrying Olaf's demand, Taggart purchases the ground from Rose and then arranges to rob the safe in which the money is kept. Olaf arrives and prevents the theft, rescues Rose from the clutches of Taggart and wins himself a ...

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Woodsman Gaston Olaf arrives in Havens Falls just in time to rescue Rose Havens from the unwelcome attentions of Lefty Red. Impressed by Olaf's performance, Dave Taggart, Red's employer, induces the lumberjack to become foreman of his lawless band of woodcutters. Unknown to Olaf, Taggart orders the men to cut a stand of lumber belonging to Rose. After the trees are felled, Olaf learns the truth and refuses to allow the men to move the logs. Slyly parrying Olaf's demand, Taggart purchases the ground from Rose and then arranges to rob the safe in which the money is kept. Olaf arrives and prevents the theft, rescues Rose from the clutches of Taggart and wins himself a bride.

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GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Northwest


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

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