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The Man from the Desert (1915)

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After three years prospecting in the desert, John Warrington and Richard Spencer, partners, decide to call it quits. They have accumulated $40,000 in gold dust. After dividing up, Spencer ... See full summary »

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William Duncan ...
John Warrington
Myrtle Gonzalez ...
Spencer's Daughter
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Richard Spencer
Otto Lederer ...
The Old Prospector
George Kunkel
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After three years prospecting in the desert, John Warrington and Richard Spencer, partners, decide to call it quits. They have accumulated $40,000 in gold dust. After dividing up, Spencer prepares to start east. Greed takes possession of Spencer. During the night, he robs Warrington, taking with him, both pack mules, and all the water, leaving John with but a single shell in his revolver, and a note saying that when he goes mad from thirst, the quickest way is the gun. But John Warrington does not die. He is picked up by Bill, a wandering prospector, and later, the two open up a rich lode of gold. They "go cahoots," and years later, John, still harboring thoughts of vengeance upon Spencer, tells the old miner he is going east after his man. They sell the mine, now a large producer, and, leaving Old Bill to watch the claim, John goes to Chicago. There he meets Spencer's daughter, falls deeply in love and locates Spencer himself. For some time John does not know that Spencer is the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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6 July 1915 (USA)  »

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