Jack Marley, a young engineer who is in charge of the construction of a great dam, has occasion to discharge Bill Murdock, an unruly foreman. Murdock threatens to get satisfaction. A few ... See full summary »

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Bill Murdock
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Jack Marley
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Thelma Wist - Peter's Daughter
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Jack Marley, a young engineer who is in charge of the construction of a great dam, has occasion to discharge Bill Murdock, an unruly foreman. Murdock threatens to get satisfaction. A few miles up the valley there is a settlement of Norwegian farmers of the most thrifty type, though ignorant of modern methods. They believe the dam will back the water over their farms and ruin them. Marley receives a letter from one of his associates advising him to go to the Norwegians and explain the matter to them. Murdock accidentally gets the letter and sees his chance for revenge by misusing its contents. In riding to the settlement to square the matter, Marley comes upon Thelma, the daughter of the moving spirit of the Norwegians. Peter Wist. She has been stunned by a fall upon the rocks while fishing. Marley revives her and takes her home. The old farmer refuses an introduction when he learns that Marley is employed on the dam. This, however, does not affect the very evident interest that Thelma... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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13 September 1912 (USA)  »

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