George Harris, a typical bad man of the west, has committed a murder during a quarrel. John Billings, the sheriff, is summoned and George takes flight, just as his victim is breathing his ... See full summary »

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George Harris, a typical bad man of the west, has committed a murder during a quarrel. John Billings, the sheriff, is summoned and George takes flight, just as his victim is breathing his last, after naming his assailant to the officer. Harris seeks a haven of safety in a saloon where Ellen Barrow, his sweetheart, serves drinks. She secretes him and when the officer arrives, sends him away on a false trail. The coast being clear, Ellen gives Harris money and aids him in escaping out of the locality. The story reverts to a boarding house in the country where Dan Lehman and Mary Weston are sweethearts. Harris arrives and makes violent love to Mary and she forgets her simple country lover and agrees to marry Harris, an announcement of the engagement appearing in the county paper, together with a picture of Harris, the prospective groom. Ellen Darrow sees the paper and recognizes the picture of her erstwhile lover and informs the sheriff of the whereabouts of the man wanted. Together they... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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10 April 1911 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy A Good Cigar (1911). See more »

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