Jeff, a mountaineer, has an argument with his neighbor, Creed, over the boundary between their lands. Jeff hires a surveyor, Graham, to survey the boundary line. Still Creed is not ... See full summary »

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Graham - a Surveyor
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Jeff - a Mountain Man
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Jeff, a mountaineer, has an argument with his neighbor, Creed, over the boundary between their lands. Jeff hires a surveyor, Graham, to survey the boundary line. Still Creed is not satisfied with the decision and, after a quarrel, he shoots Jeff. Graham carries him to his cottage, where Jeff's beautiful wife, Judith, cares for her wounded husband. When he recovers, Jeff shows plainly that he is tired of Judith. Graham's heart goes out to the woman so neglected and hurt, and before long he falls in love with her, she reciprocating his affection. He reads to her, but she realizes that they are drifting too close to the forbidden way, so she sends Graham away. He decides to return to the city, and writes Judith a note, telling her of this. This note makes her realize the loneliness of her life after Graham is gone and, without stopping to consider, she rushes out of the cabin. She begs him to take her away with him. Meantime Jeff has returned and, missing his wife and finding the note, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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22 June 1912 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the documentary The Pelican (1912). See more »

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