Red Galvin is chief of a gang of counterfeiters, his headquarters being an old shack in the mining section of the west, where he and his men pose as prospectors. One of the gang, John ... See full summary »

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Ralph Davis - the Engraver
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Madge Taylor
Harry Kendall ...
John Taylor - Madge's Father
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Red Galvin - Chief of the Counterfeiting Gang
Franklin Hall ...
The Mexican (as Franklyn Hall)
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Red Galvin is chief of a gang of counterfeiters, his headquarters being an old shack in the mining section of the west, where he and his men pose as prospectors. One of the gang, John Taylor, an expert engraver, who is in the last stages of tuberculosis, has almost completed the plate of a twenty-dollar gold certificate. His daughter, Madge, loathes her father's work. One day, when Galvin is particularly brutal to Taylor, a quarrel ensues, which causes Taylor's death. A strike is declared by the bank note engravers in a city several miles away, and Ralph Davis, an expert engraver, who is the sole support of his mother, is unable to secure employment. He places an advertisement in the local newspaper, which is seen by Galvin, and Davis receives an offer of steady work. Davis accepts and on his arrival at the shack is told at the point of a pistol to complete the work on the plate. He refuses and puts up a fight, but is overpowered and forced to obey. As the plate is nearing completion,... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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18 February 1913 (USA)  »

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