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The Canadian Royal North West Mounted Police cooperated in the making of this ... More Less

The Canadian Royal North West Mounted Police cooperated in the making of this film. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
24 Jan 20
p. 815.
MPN
31 Jan 20
p. 1321.
MPW
31 Jan 20
p. 776.
Variety
27 Feb 20
p. 46.
Wid's
18 Jan 20
p. 15.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Release Date:
1920
Premiere Information:
January--February 1920
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
25 January 1920
Copyright Number:
LP14672
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Sergeant Tim Ryerson of the North West Mounted Police is commissioned to round up a gang that smuggles Chinese laborers across the border. While visiting his fiancée, Sylvia Sturgis, at her father's ranch, Tim becomes suspicious of ranch foreman Ferdinand Baird, who is the leader of the smugglers. One night, Tim catches Baird smuggling Chinese across the border to the United States, but Baird escapes and flees to the Sturgis house where he abducts Sylvia. Tim pursues Baird to Vancouver's Chinatown where he raids the smuggler's headquarters and rescues ... +


Sergeant Tim Ryerson of the North West Mounted Police is commissioned to round up a gang that smuggles Chinese laborers across the border. While visiting his fiancée, Sylvia Sturgis, at her father's ranch, Tim becomes suspicious of ranch foreman Ferdinand Baird, who is the leader of the smugglers. One night, Tim catches Baird smuggling Chinese across the border to the United States, but Baird escapes and flees to the Sturgis house where he abducts Sylvia. Tim pursues Baird to Vancouver's Chinatown where he raids the smuggler's headquarters and rescues Sylvia. +

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

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