Frank and Bert are rivals for the hand of Nell. Bert, recognized by the sheriff as a wanted man, is placed under arrest. Frank is accepted by Nell, and the two are married. A year passes. ... See full summary »

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Frank (as Lloyd V. Hamilton)
Edythe Sterling ...
Nell
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Joseph Franz ...
Bert (as Joseph J. Franz)
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Frank and Bert are rivals for the hand of Nell. Bert, recognized by the sheriff as a wanted man, is placed under arrest. Frank is accepted by Nell, and the two are married. A year passes. Bert is released from prison and returns home, only to have the memory of Nell haunting him constantly. He goes to the cabin of Nell and Frank, finds her alone, and endeavors to make love to her. She resents and in the struggle that ensues she receives a long scratch on the cheek. But she succeeds in obtaining his gun and ordering him from the house. Frank returns, asks her how she received the scratch and when she tells him that the baby did it, he becomes suspicious. Bert realizes that if Frank should find his gun trouble would follow. He employs Pedro, a Mexican, to leave a note where Frank will be certain to find it, to the effect that he, Bert, will meet Nell at the well at two o'clock. Frank finds the note and goes to the well. Bert then returns to Nell's home. Frank hears her screams and runs ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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31 January 1914 (USA)  »

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