Vitagraph’s Cowboy Girl Westerns

THE EARLY SILENT ERA 1895-1915

A Girl of the West
R: Unknown. D: Tom Powers, Helen Case, Lillian Christy. P: Vitagraph Company of America, USA 1912
Print: EYE (Desmet collection)
Dutch titles

“‘Easy money’ seems to be in sight for ‘Scar-Faced Bill,’ a cattle rustler, when he overhears Jones, a ranch owner, offer John Winthrop $500 for his horse, which Jones very much admires. Bill plans to steal Winthrop’s horse, deliver it to Jones and get away with the money. Winthrop is very much in love with Dolly Dixon, and is very fond of Polly, her youngest sister, who is an excellent horsewoman and a great friend of the cowboys. She happens to be with him when Mr. Jones makes the agreement to buy the horse. ‘Dance Hall Nell’ stands in with ‘Scar-Faced Bill,’ who instructs her to follow him when he gets away with Winthrop’s broncho and to delay, with her winning ways and…

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