Henry and Steve, two "bunkies" on the "LL" ranch, are in love with Katie, their employer's daughter. While she likes Steve the best, she feels she cannot accept him because of his craving ... See full summary »
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Henry and Steve, two "bunkies" on the "LL" ranch, are in love with Katie, their employer's daughter. While she likes Steve the best, she feels she cannot accept him because of his craving for gambling. Cash Wilkins, a bully, insults Steve, whereat he receives a good thrashing, and Wilkins, to get even, insults Katie and steals a small revolver that she carries with her. He then sends a note to Katie, that if she wants the gun back to send Henry for it. Henry is afraid of the bully and frightenedly tells Steve that he is afraid he must lose Katie as he can never face Wilkins. Steve looks pityingly at the coward, and taking the note, goes to Wilkin's cabin, and after another thrashing, makes Wilkins write a note of apology to Katie, and a promise to leave the country forever. Steve gives the note and the girl's gun to Henry and tells him to take them to Katie. The girl never suspects and Steve, realizing that "two's company and three's a crowd," packs his clothes and leaves. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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He was simply that kind of a man
8 June 2016 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

An exceptionally interesting cowboy character study, dealing with an individual with amiable ways, but with no insides to him, moral or physical. He was afraid to face his man even when he was in the right, but he was willing to persuade someone else, a brave gambler, to handle the picture's bully for the sake of the heroine and then was willing to lie to the girl in order to get her love, never realizing that she would find him out sometime. He was simply that kind of a man. The player who took the part had to meet the acting of Miss Fields, as the girl, and Mr. Anderson, as the gambler, and a very good player, as the bully. Consequently he didn't appear to very good advantage, for the other three seemed to be past excellent in their parts. Perhaps it is to the player's credit that he couldn't put the part over very effectively. There are many good things in the picture, especially for the thoughtful spectator. - The Moving Picture World, December 30, 1911


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