Just before her father's death, Helen made him a promise that she would care for her young sister, Dorothy, and this promise she fulfilled to the letter. Two years later Dorothy meets Edgar... See full summary »

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Edgar
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The Ranch Foreman
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Just before her father's death, Helen made him a promise that she would care for her young sister, Dorothy, and this promise she fulfilled to the letter. Two years later Dorothy meets Edgar and becomes interested in him. Edgar is presented to Helen, and they appear to be mutually attached to one another. Shortly afterward Dorothy, with innocent modesty, confesses to Helen that she is in love with Edgar. This fills Helen with consternation, but she determines to sacrifice herself that Dorothy may be happy. The general foreman of the girls' ranch is very much in love with Dorothy and tries to force his attentions upon her, this eventually causing his discharge. In his mean, low way he blames Edgar for his dismissal, and determines to wreak vengeance upon the newcomer, but is unsuccessful, and his bad actions react only upon himself. Edgar, while apparently at first is strongly attracted to Helen, learns that he really loves the younger sister, Dorothy. Helen at her father's grave, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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27 December 1911 (USA)  »

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