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Mrs. Houston and her daughters in an eastern city receive an unexpected telegram from the west, informing them of their heritage of "Rough Neck Ranch" together with inquiry as to its ... See full summary »

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Al Christie
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Cast overview:
Lee Moran ... The Foreman
Stella Adams ... Mrs. Houston
Marie Walcamp ... May Houston
Ramona Langley Ramona Langley ... Mary Houston
Donald MacDonald Donald MacDonald ... (as Donald McDonald)
Laura Oakley ... The Ranch Maid
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Mrs. Houston and her daughters in an eastern city receive an unexpected telegram from the west, informing them of their heritage of "Rough Neck Ranch" together with inquiry as to its management. In spite of Mrs. Houston's protests, her daughters decide to manage their own ranch and promptly wire information to that effect. The foreman, upon receipt of the message, reports the unexpected outcome to the punchers, who give utterance in chorus, "That no darn skirt bosses the ranch." In time Mrs. Houston and her daughters arrive at a small western station, where they are saluted by several rounds of ammunition, piled into a buckboard and driven to "Rough Neck Ranch." Mrs. Houston finds things rather untidy and proceeds to adjust them in accordance with her feminine tastes. Having learned the art of fine pastry and fudge she gives a sample of her pies to Lee, who is immediately transformed into an ardent admirer. After a few days a general change is in evidence throughout the ranch, which ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy | Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1913 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Nestor Film Company See more »
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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A conventional comedy idea
8 November 2017 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

Two girls, inheriting a ranch, decide to invite their young women friends and run it themselves. The result is a rather breezy picture, but, of course, in the end they have to call upon the men to assist them. A conventional comedy idea rather well handled. The Moving Picture World, September 13, 1913


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