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Gerald, the somewhat frail son of a wealthy New York family, is bested at the beach by Bill, a strapping young cowboy from Arizona. His fiancée Mary, ashamed of Gerald's "yellow streak", ... See full summary »

Director:

Christy Cabanne (as W. Christy Cabanne)

Writers:

Christy Cabanne (screenplay), D.W. Griffith (story) (as Granville Warwick)
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Douglas Fairbanks ... Gerald - the Son of the Idle Rich
Seena Owen ... Mary - the American Girl
Alfred Paget ... Bill Cactus - Mary's Model Type of Man
Kate Toncray Kate Toncray ... Gerald's Mother
William Lowery ... Yaqui Indian Chief (as William E. Lowery)
Lillian Langdon Lillian Langdon ... Mary's Mother
Monroe Salisbury ... Mary's Cousin - The Wealthy Miner
Eagle Eye Eagle Eye ... Yaqui Indian Chief (as Charles Eagle Eye)
Edward Warren ... Gerald's Valet
Tom Kennedy ... The White Hopeless
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Gerald, the somewhat frail son of a wealthy New York family, is bested at the beach by Bill, a strapping young cowboy from Arizona. His fiancée Mary, ashamed of Gerald's "yellow streak", leaves him and goes by train to visit some friends in Arizona, with Bill in tow. Gerald follows them, and before long he and Mary winds up captured by Yaqui Indians and Gerald must prove to Mary that he is not the "weakling" she thinks he is by coming up with a plan for them to escape their captors. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Film debut of Douglas Fairbanks. See more »

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Followed by The Saphead (1920) See more »

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Not worth it
16 January 2020 | by jamesgrove-73570See all my reviews

As the oldest film in existence, it doesn't do well with its editing, characters, or story. It feels like a lackluster and I don't recommend it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

7 November 1915 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Man and the Test See more »

Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$41,000 (estimated)
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Fine Arts Film Company See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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