Lucy, the handsome and impetuous daughter of a ranchman in Arizona, is much admired and there is much jealousy between Bob Skilly, one of her father's cowboys, and John Mason, a neighboring ranchman. Lucy however tells Bob she wants none of him and he goes away swearing vengeance. Lucy then mounts her broncho and accompanied by her faithful Indian maid, meets John and they plight their troth in the shade of the big redwood trees. In the meantime Bob has killed an Indian and disguised himself as a redskin, and the rest of the tribe suspecting John of the deed, take him captive after he has left Lucy and lead him back to their camp a prisoner. In the meantime Lucy has discovered John's horse wandering without its master and the body of the dead Indian. While her faithful servant goes for help she follows the tracks and arrives just at the moment when the Indians have tied John to a post and are dancing a war dance preparatory to killing him. Taking in the situation at a glance and ... Written by
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The first film produced in the US by Pathé. It was released prior to the completion of their studio in Jersey City, New Jersey. See more