Frank Richards, driver for the Continental Stage Line in the early '70s, gets a new coach to drive. June Adams is a passenger and becomes Frank's sweetheart. June, in bad health, goes away ... See full summary »

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George Brockton
Jesse McGaugh ...
Frank Richards - as a Youth
Frank Richardson ...
Frank 'Dad' Richards - as an Old Man
Frank Clark ...
George Hernandez ...
Jim Alridges - the Auctioneer
Edward H. Philbrook ...
Dr. Walton
Camille Astor ...
June Adams - Richard's Sweetheart
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Mrs. Adams - June's Mother
Catherine Lederer ...
Martha Brockton
Mary Donnell ...
Essie Brockton
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Frank Richards, driver for the Continental Stage Line in the early '70s, gets a new coach to drive. June Adams is a passenger and becomes Frank's sweetheart. June, in bad health, goes away to save her life, but in vain. Her death endears the coach to Frank, as it is a part of his life romance. The railroad renders the stage line useless, and the coaches are sold at auction. Frank tries to buy the coach he drove, but is outbid by a stranger. Broken hearted, Richards leaves and, years later, dressed in his old garb, is known as Dad Richards, and loved by all. One day he meets his old superintendent, now a railroad president, at a "Wild West" show. They see a mock hold-up of an old stage coach and Frank recognizes it as the one he drove. The president received a telegram stating that his wife is dying, and a wreck on the road causes him to get the old coach to reach her side. Frank again drives the coach. He races with a train and. upon reaching the station, it is found he has driven his... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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11 June 1912 (USA)  »

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