James Morley, superintendent of the Crown Hill oil refinery, is unable to cope with the rough element in the works. Jack Hartway asks for a position, and Mr. Hastings discharges Morley. ... See full summary »

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Jack Hartway - the New Superintendent
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Bill Rooney - a Workman
Fred Huntley ...
Pat Grogan - Bill's Tool
George Hernandez ...
James Morley - the Old Superintendent
Nick Cogley ...
Hastings - Owner of the Oil Refinery
Edward H. Philbrook ...
The Sheriff
Major J.A. McGuire ...
The Bartender (as J. McGuire)
Frank Opperman ...
A Workman
Iva Shepard ...
Mabel Hastings
Genevieve Davis ...
The Maid
Jane Keckley ...
The Cook
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James Morley, superintendent of the Crown Hill oil refinery, is unable to cope with the rough element in the works. Jack Hartway asks for a position, and Mr. Hastings discharges Morley. Hartway is duly installed as the new superintendent, and his first act is to put up a sign that Rooney, the bully, has formerly resented. Rooney tears the sign down, goes to the office to confront Hartway, is knocked down, and is made to nail the sign up again. But Rooney swears revenge, and sends his tool, Old Grogan, to Hartway with a note, telling him to leave town in twenty-four hours. Hartway only laughs at the implied threat, and answers that they can go "as far as they like." They plan to have Old Grogan fire the works. Hartway has met Hasting's daughter and fallen in love with her. He is spending the evening with her, when he hears that the plant is on fire. Hartway rushes away. He finds Rooney in a saloon, accuses him of the crime, and Rooney tries to escape, but is overtaken by Hartway and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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16 November 1911 (USA)  »

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