Ethel Edgar is a wild rose of the peaks, whose only associates are rough, honest miners. Her father and brother refuse her permission to accompany them on a prospecting trip, giving as an ... See full summary »

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King Baggot ...
Wayne Holland
Lucille Young ...
Ethel Edgar (as Lucille Younge)
Robert Z. Leonard
Isabel Rea
Anita Hendrie
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Ethel Edgar is a wild rose of the peaks, whose only associates are rough, honest miners. Her father and brother refuse her permission to accompany them on a prospecting trip, giving as an excuse that she is a girl and cannot withstand the hardships. She is peeved and decides to go gold hunting on her own hook. Procuring a mirror and a pair of shears, she clips off her tresses, dons male attire, and with revolver and pick sallies forth in search of adventures. One comes most inopportunely, for she falls over a cliff and rolls to the rocks below, stunned and amazed. She is rescued by Wayne Holland, a young miner, who lives alone in a cabin on the mountain. He carries her to his home, where she revives. Holland, while not conversant with the ways of women, has an intuition that his newly made friend is masquerading. The girl tries to bide her identity, but makes it all the more apparent that she is not what she seems. Leaving her in the cabin, Holland sleeps in the open and an ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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30 November 1911 (USA)  »

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