George Hillar, who had served in the army, is finally honorably discharged. He is very much attached to his mount, Patsy, who also has been taken out of active service. Hillar goes to the ... See full summary »

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Lee Shumway ...
George Hillar (as Leon C. Shumway)
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L.M. Wells ...
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George Hillar, who had served in the army, is finally honorably discharged. He is very much attached to his mount, Patsy, who also has been taken out of active service. Hillar goes to the captain to buy the horse so that he will be certain it will always have good care, but discovers that he has not sufficient money. He determines to get a job and buy the horse. Some time elapses; Hillar now has charge of a gang of men and while he is standing near the street he sees a truck driver beating his horses unmercifully. Hillar tries to dissuade him from this cruel treatment, and before he has finished Hillar has given the driver a good beating. Much to his surprise he finds that the horse is his beloved Patsy. The driver has Hillar arrested and when taken before the judge he tells him he is willing to pay the fine and graphically relates the experiences of Patsy and himself while in the army. The judge dismisses the case and requests the driver to name his price for the horse, which he does... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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12 January 1917 (USA)  »

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