The Boss of the Lazy Y (1918)

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When Malcolm Clayton (Walt Whitman) and his daughter Betty (Josie Sedgwick) arrive at the Lazy Y Ranch, they find themselves in the middle of a feud between the Marstons and the Taggarts. They discover Jim Marston (Graham Pette), dying from a gunshot wound courtesy of Tom Taggart (Frank McQuarrie). Betty cares for Marston and before he breathes his last, he leaves the ranch in her care until his willful son, Cal (cowboy star Roy Stewart), comes home. Cal, who left because of a dispute with his father, is not thrilled when he returns to find himself, and the ranch, being supervised by a woman. But he straightens up and gets the ranch back into the black. He also intends to pay back the Taggarts for his father's death. The day finally arrives when there's a showdown between him, Taggart and Taggart's son, Neal (Aaron Edwards). But Taggart shoots his own son, thinking it's Cal. With this the feud is over and Cal settles down on the ranch with Betty. This picture was based on the novel by Charles A. Seltzer.