Jim Thaw runs an isolated general store in California. He occupies a position as agent for the Great Eastern Express Company, which in the west is a day job. One day the stage drives up and... See full summary »

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Innocent Cowboy
Fred Church
John B. O'Brien
Clara Williams
Franklin Hall ...
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Joseph Smith
Fred Ilenstine
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Jim Thaw runs an isolated general store in California. He occupies a position as agent for the Great Eastern Express Company, which in the west is a day job. One day the stage drives up and deposits a money box with Thaw with instructions from the general manager of the Great Eastern that it is to be held with him over night, adding that he must keep a careful watch as it is reported that Buck Brady, an outlaw, has been seen skulking in the vicinity of Thaw's store. When the box arrives Thaw's wife is very ill and Jim had just been preparing to ride for the country donor. He realizes that duty commands him to guard the money, while the love for his wife, who is dangerously ill, urges him to forsake his duty and ride for the doctor. The trust is partially met when his daughter volunteers to watch the place and defend it should Buck Brady and his band endeavor to force an entrance. Jim has been gone but an hour or so when a lonely cowboy rides up and dismounts at the Thaw store. He has ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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16 April 1910 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the western The Bad Man and the Preacher (1910). See more »

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