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The heroine saves not only the money box from the villain, but gets there on time to stop the passenger train that is roaring toward the burning trestle.
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The New Telegraph Operator
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Violet Horner, the relief operator, arrives at Lonesome Valley Station. Upon alighting from the train she is met by the express agent, who is smitten with her charms. He takes her in and introduces her to the other operator, whom she is to relieve. The two operators become friends and practically ignore the agent, who, angered at this, at his first opportunity insults the girl, for which he is knocked down by Barrows, the other operator. He is later discharged. The shipment of money arrives for a mine nearby. The agent contrives to open the safe and get this. Violet catches him in the act. While he is at work on the safe, Barrows, who is in the other room, gets a wire to the effect that the bridge at Mars Creek is burning and to stop train 44. The agent hears this, rushes into the telegraph room, knocks Barrows down and ties him. Violet climbs in through the window, takes the box containing the money, jumps out of the window and is seen by the agent, who chases her. There is a long ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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17 July 1913 (USA)  »

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The plot does not cling to what is logical
6 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

A melodramatic offering for the gallery; it won't please the critical. It tells a railroad story and its heroine (Violet Horner), saves not only the money box from the villain, but gets there on time to stop the passenger train that is roaring toward the burning trestle. The plot does not cling to what is logical, but it gives moments that thrill. - The Moving Picture World, July 26, 1913


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