The opening scene shows John Deveraux and his little motherless girl, at the grave of his dead wife. A similar scene is taking place miles away in the desert, where Bart King, his arm ... See full summary »

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Richard Wangermann ...
John Devereaux - the Westerner (as Richard Wangeman)
Burton L. King ...
Burt King - the Land Jumper
Priscilla Casperson ...
The Devereaux Girl - a Child (as Little Nell)
Charles Howe ...
The King Boy - a Child (as John Casperson)
Richard Morris ...
Dick Morris - Devereaux's Foreman
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The opening scene shows John Deveraux and his little motherless girl, at the grave of his dead wife. A similar scene is taking place miles away in the desert, where Bart King, his arm around his motherless boy's shoulders, kneels in silent prayer beside the fresh grave, crudely ornamented by a wooden cross, which contains all that is mortal of his wife. Sad at heart, each goes his way with a motherless child. The millionaire cattle king to his palatial home in Tucson; King to resume his weary passage across the desert in search of a homestead. A month passes. Deveraux has engaged a governess to attend to the education of his little girl and while shy at first, the child has gradually succumbed to the kindly advances of the governess and her sorrow for the lost mother is getting less and less. King has pre-empted a homestead near Tucson and made his permanent camp. Dick Morris, foreman of Deveraux's ranch, comes across King's camp one day and warns him that he is upon ground belonging ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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4 July 1912 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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