On his deathbed, the father of John Harris, a minister, confesses the unpardonable sin of his life. Years before he had betrayed a French-Canadian girl called Annette. Before dying she had ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story),

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
John Harris - a Minister
...
Marie - John's Half-Sister
Hugh Thompson ...
Dan McGraw - the Saloon Keeper
Edit

Storyline

On his deathbed, the father of John Harris, a minister, confesses the unpardonable sin of his life. Years before he had betrayed a French-Canadian girl called Annette. Before dying she had become the mother of a baby girl. The dying man requests his son to go up to the Great North, find his half-sister and make restitution. The young minister goes to the barren North as his father requested. He builds a mission, much to the disapproval of Dan McGraw, owner of the dance hall. While in McGraw's place he meets Marie, the dance hall queen. He is infatuated. On Sunday the people, including Marie, attend church instead of patronizing McGraw's gambling den. He is furious and when Marie returns locks her in a room and attacks her. She finally escapes to the cabin of John Harris where she falls in a faint at the door. Harris revives her long enough for her to tell the story of her life. She proves to be his sister. Seeking revenge he goes to the dance hall where a terrible fight occurs in ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 February 1916 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Moving Picture World, 12 February 1916, erroneously credits Jack Meredith with the role of Dan McGraw, the Saloon Keeper. This mis-information is corrected in the following issue, 19 February 1916. Hugh Thompson plays the role. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?