Jim West, a young lawyer, tired of city life and his gay companions, decides to visit his uncle in the west. While he is on the train speeding to visit his Uncle John Reed, the sheriff ... See full summary »

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Jim West aka Slim Jim Ward
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Betty Reed
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Jim West, a young lawyer, tired of city life and his gay companions, decides to visit his uncle in the west. While he is on the train speeding to visit his Uncle John Reed, the sheriff calls at Reed's ranch and tells him that a noted outlaw, Slim Jim Ward, is at large and that there is a reward of $500 offered for his capture. On West's arrival at Burbank, California, he decides to change his suit of clothes for a cowboy outfit. After the change of clothing, he starts out for his uncle's ranch. As he approaches the house, he sees a pretty girl drawing water at the well. Gallantly he offers to help in the operation. Betty, the aforesaid pretty girl, immediately sizes up Jim West as the desperate outlaw, Slim Jim. After the water is drawn, West insists on carrying it to the house. Reaching the sitting-room, he makes himself at home, much to Betty's annoyance, but she determines to take advantage of his apparent freshness and resolves to capture the desperate outlaw. As the supposed ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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1 December 1911 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the documentary A Glimpse Into the Yellowstone National Park (1911). See more »

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