Fresh from her college matriculation. Ruth Grantland returns to her country home. She is courted by two of the village beaux, who propose marriage. She likes the boys, but not sufficiently ... See full summary »

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Jack Hall - First Suitor
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Ruth Grantland
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Bill - Second Suitor
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Jim - Third Suitor
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Fresh from her college matriculation. Ruth Grantland returns to her country home. She is courted by two of the village beaux, who propose marriage. She likes the boys, but not sufficiently to marry them. Her preference is for Jack Hall, a young man of extreme culture and refinement. She tells the two boys that she will consent to marry them if they can beat her in a footrace, taking each one on separately. They agree, and she, being fleet of foot, runs away from them, crossing the line far in the lead. Jack, riding horseback, happens along and takes in the fun. Later, he proposes to Ruth. She makes the same proposition she made to the boys. This is agreeable to Jack, although he is a little bit afraid of Ruth's showing in her previous contests. He plans with the boys, who know they are out of the running for Ruth's hand, to drive their cow across Ruth's pathway during the race. They do it, and Jack wins easily. When the boys put in an appearance, Ruth suspects their trickery, but does... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama | Romance

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8 November 1912 (USA)  »

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A Modern Atalanta  »

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