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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 ... More Less

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. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
5 Jan 18
p. 420.
ETR
12 Jan 20
p. 523.
MPN
12 Jan 18
p. 276.
MPN
4 Aug 16
p. 30.
Variety
11 Jan 18
p. 43.
Wid's
10 Jan 18
pp. 859-60.
DETAILS
Release Date:
31 December 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
22 December 1917
Copyright Number:
LP11865
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
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 ... +


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. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Northwest


Subject

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

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