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The story relates how Bob Barrington conducts a racing stable on Long Island without the knowledge of his daughters, Henrietta and Myrtle. Barrington is traveling in the west and meets John... See full summary »

Director:

Edwin Middleton

Writers:

George Broadhurst (play), C.B. Hoadley (scenario) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Lionel Barrymore ... John Keefe
William C. Chamberlin William C. Chamberlin ... Walker
James J. Gorman James J. Gorman ... Gorman
Riley Hatch ... Matt Donovan (as William Riley Hatch)
James J. Jeffrey James J. Jeffrey ... Chappy Raster
Walter Kendig ... Marty Green
George E. Mack George E. Mack ... Mack (as Georgie Mack)
Leone Morgan Leone Morgan ... Myrtle Barrington
Stuart R. Morris Stuart R. Morris ... Bob Barrington
William Powers William Powers ... Ralph Woodhurst
Ruby Rose Ruby Rose ... Betty
Lillian Russell ... Henrietta Barrington
Sam J. Ryan ... Undetermined Role
Glen White Glen White ... John Garrison
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The story relates how Bob Barrington conducts a racing stable on Long Island without the knowledge of his daughters, Henrietta and Myrtle. Barrington is traveling in the west and meets John Keefe, a gambler. They play cards alone and Keefe kills Barrington and steals the bill of sale to his racing stable, leaving a sheet of the inventory on the floor, together with a curious cigarette holder, taking all the papers of the dead man. There is an inquiry as to the cause of the death conducted by John Garrison, the young sheriff. The verdict is suicide, the body being unidentified. Gorman, a pal of Keefe's, is the only person who knows the truth. Keefe goes east and claims the stables, but Matt Donovan, the trainer, suspects foul play. Keefe changes his name to Buffy and becomes infatuated with Henrietta. John Garrison also goes east and sees Henrietta and thinks he recognizes in her a striking resemblance to the picture found in the watch of the dead man. Keefe and Garrison meet at the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 1915 (USA) See more »

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World Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The play by George Broadhurst and George V. Hobart premiered on Broadway at the Liberty Theatre on September 7th, 1908, and ran for 64 performances. Lillian Russell originated the role of Henrietta Barrington in the production and reprised it in this film. Also in the original theatrical cast were Will Archie, Sydney Booth, Gilbert Douglas, Mary Elizabeth Forbes, Thurston Hall, T. Hayes Hunter, Frank Sheridan, and Ernest Truex. See more »

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The 37 Year Old Lionel Barrymore
26 February 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

Although to today's audience this piece of film may seem mundane and dull (probably because it is silent and we're used to talking pictures) you cannot deny the depth of talent that Lionel Barrymore displays in his work with regards to writing, directing and acting. For that alone, this short subject is worth watching.


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