By Right of Possession (1917)

Genres - Action, Adventure, Western  |  
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This two-part silent Western melodrama starred Mary Anderson as a woman mine owner who manages to quell a riot with the assistance of a brave sheriff (Antonio Moreno). They marry and leave the mountains in favor of the prairie. The second half of the film is set in a ranching community. Moreno is again the sheriff, but his plucky wife is planning to run against him in an upcoming election. There is a nasty villain who threatens to blow up a dam and the battling spouses reunite to prevent a disaster.

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mine, romance