Fred Morris, a rugged mountaineer, is conducting a moonshine still on the mountainside. Associated with him are Benson, the village blacksmith, and a man named Sommers. Morris' strong will ... See full summary »

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Fred Morris - a Mountaineer
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Kate Morris - Fred's Daughter
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The Itinerant Preacher
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Fred Morris, a rugged mountaineer, is conducting a moonshine still on the mountainside. Associated with him are Benson, the village blacksmith, and a man named Sommers. Morris' strong will bows before no one, excepting his daughter, Kate, who is the apple of his eye. A stranger from the city, Barnes, is fishing in the neighborhood. Morris is suspicious of him and warns Kate to have nothing to do with him. Laboring under this suspicion, Morris, when he goes up to the still and finds Benson is careless about maintaining guard, puts Benson out of the enterprise. Benson goes, swearing vengeance. The Rev. John Purdy, an old itinerant preacher, applies for shelter at Morris' cabin that evening. He is permitted to stay and by his scripture reading and exhortation he converts Kate and convinces her that her father's occupation is wrong. None of them know that at this very time Barnes, the supposed fisherman, has got hold of the infuriated Benson, and, by plying him with liquor, is urging him ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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18 January 1913 (USA)  »

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