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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
5 Oct 18
p. 1517.
ETR
12 Oct 18
p. 1623.
MPN
5 Oct 18
p. 2079, 2260
MPW
28 Sep 18
p. 1920.
MPW
5 Oct 18
p. 129.
Variety
4 Oct 18
p. 47.
Wid's
22 Sep 18
p. 21.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Pathé Program Feature
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Release Date:
6 October 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
27 September 1918
Copyright Number:
LU12902
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,882
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Ranch owner John Hardy marries Cleo Dade, not realizing she belongs to a gang planning to use the ranch as headquarters for Mock Sing's opium smuggling operations. When Hardy suddenly disappears, Cleo takes charge of the ranch, usurping the place of Hardy's daughter, Rose. Suspecting her father is still alive, Rose visits Mock Sing's cabin. John Smith, a card dealer for Mock Sing who is attracted to Rose, saves her from Mock Sing's assault and frees Hardy, who has been held prisoner. Soon after, Hardy's ranch hands attack and kill Mock Sing, Cleo is revealed as the wife of gang member "Square Deal" Dixon, and the ranch is restored to Hardy. John Smith, actually a government agent sent to curb opium trafficking on the border, marries ... +


Ranch owner John Hardy marries Cleo Dade, not realizing she belongs to a gang planning to use the ranch as headquarters for Mock Sing's opium smuggling operations. When Hardy suddenly disappears, Cleo takes charge of the ranch, usurping the place of Hardy's daughter, Rose. Suspecting her father is still alive, Rose visits Mock Sing's cabin. John Smith, a card dealer for Mock Sing who is attracted to Rose, saves her from Mock Sing's assault and frees Hardy, who has been held prisoner. Soon after, Hardy's ranch hands attack and kill Mock Sing, Cleo is revealed as the wife of gang member "Square Deal" Dixon, and the ranch is restored to Hardy. John Smith, actually a government agent sent to curb opium trafficking on the border, marries Rose. +

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