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The Advent of Jane (1912)

Dr. Jane Bixby, a new doctor in a rural town, solves the mystery of the moonshiner's still.



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... Dr. Jane Bixby
... Joe Buford


To a moonshine district in the mountains comes Jane A. Bixby, M.D. The advent of Jane causes considerable comment among the inhabitants of the locality, who without exception laugh at the very idea of "a woman doctor." But the majority of the men admire her charms, especially one Bill Jenkins, who plans to form her acquaintance. Joe Buford is also one who ridicules Jane's claims to medical ability. He has a little sister who is taken suddenly and seriously ill and all home remedies failing he is compelled to carry her to Jane. Jane treats the little girl's case wisely and quickly, and she is soon on the short road to recovery. Jane makes a wonderful impression upon Buford and, when he discovers Bill Jenkins trying to form her acquaintance by a pretense of an injured hand, he rescues her from his unwelcome attentions. Later feeling under great obligations to Jane, he presents her with a jug of moonshine whiskey made in his own still. The newly-appointed U.S. Marshal, Calvin Doane, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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27 September 1912 (USA)  »

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