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Religion and Gun Practice (1913)

Wesley Judell, as a missionary, finds a futile but puzzling field for work in the far, wild west. In the temporal rush and struggle for existence, spiritual affairs are not as deeply ... See full summary »

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Kill Kullen
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Wesley Judell, as a missionary, finds a futile but puzzling field for work in the far, wild west. In the temporal rush and struggle for existence, spiritual affairs are not as deeply pondered as he would wish, and life seems cheap and feverish. He has a wide territory to cover in his parish rounds, and in his absence his comely daughter, Winona, looks after the shack which serves for a parsonage. She converts Kill Kullen, who has wandered from the straight and narrow path, but despite this dereliction, he is the straightest shot in that section. The young people fall in love with each other, and the firm, fearless, yet gentle Winona succeeds in thoroughly reforming the redoubtable Kill Kullen. The missionary objects to this marriage, but she persists. She gives him spiritual advice, while he, in return, instructs her in riding and shooting. By following the up-lift plan, he secures a good position, and is a useful member of the community. Her good old father in time relents and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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26 May 1913 (USA)  »

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The Way of the West  »

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No new characters or new players
10 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

There was some reading of newspapers while this offering was on the screen. It tells a conventional Western story in backgrounds that have been used often and has no new characters or new players. There is little convincing action and the photography is wretched. The author is A.W. Corey and producer, William Duncan. - The Moving Picture World, June 7, 1913


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