He was a hard-headed old business man and very mercenary, so when he received a letter from a debtor in a little country town asking for more time in which to pay the amount he owed, he ... See full summary »

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(as Lucius J. Henderson)
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(as Anna Little)
Victory Bateman
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He was a hard-headed old business man and very mercenary, so when he received a letter from a debtor in a little country town asking for more time in which to pay the amount he owed, he decided to show no mercy. But on the way to the home of his debtors he had an accident. He slipped and fell from a cliff upon a projecting ledge below. He was thinking less of the money than of the chances of prolonging his life when he heard someone call him, and looking up he saw a girl standing on the cliff. She was quick-witted and resourceful, for she soon secured a rope, lowered herself to where the man was, and helped him back to safety. To his surprise he found that she was the daughter of the man whom he had intended to turn out of his home. He spent a short time at the girl's home, recovering from a slight injury sustained during his accident, and then prepared to return to the city, assuring the anxious father that he could have all the time he wanted to pay his mortgage. His farewell of the... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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4 March 1913 (USA)  »

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The rescue scene is rather impossible
8 August 2017 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

There are some very fine scenic effects in this, taken from the high green hills of California. The story is all about how the young daughter struggles to lift the mortgage held by a hard-hearted man. She and her mother rescue him after a fall from a cliff. The rescue scene is rather impossible in its nature, but interesting. An entertaining number. - The Moving Picture World, March 15, 1913


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