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Two Men of the Desert (1913)

 -  Drama | Short | Western  -  23 August 1913 (USA)
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The young authoress had come to the edge of the desert for her mother's sake. There she met the two young prospectors and a romance began. But the men were about to go across the desert, ... See full summary »

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Alfred Paget ...
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The young authoress had come to the edge of the desert for her mother's sake. There she met the two young prospectors and a romance began. But the men were about to go across the desert, where they had heard rumors of gold. They decided to play square and before going determined to let the coin decide who should ask the young authoress the all-important question. The flip of the coin decided the older should try his luck first. He learned the girl did not love him. But the other she promised to marry when he should return from the gold lands, and the care of her sick mother, who would then be restored to health, should no longer interfere with her happiness. The young partners soon reached the other side of the desert, where success came to them far beyond their expectations. The girl, however, had met with sorrow on the passing of her mother. The two young men decided to return, but on their journey across the desert the younger fell over a precipice and broke his leg. The water ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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The 38 Year Old D.W. Griffith
27 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The mere fact that Griffith adapted Jack London's novel into this 17 minute two-reeler film gives testimony to the fact that he was now prioritizing his scripts and story development. It is as though he made the transformation from being Charles Chaplin in 1908 to Cecil B. DeMille in 1913.


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