The Night Watch (1926)

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Mary Carr, who though relatively youthful and energetic specialized in playing downtrodden old matriarches, starred in the low-budget Nightwatch. The story takes place in Mountain Country, where two moonshining families, the Blackwells and the Powells, are engaged in a long-standing feud. George Blackwell (Charles Delaney) falls in love with Nellie Powell (Gloria Grey), much to the dismay of Ma Blackwell (Carr) and Pa Powell (Jack Richardson). Only when the revenue agents show up to close down their stills do the two families patch up their differences, whereupon George and Nellie head to the altar. To note that Night Watch was based on the Hatfield-McCoy feud (still smoldering in 1926) is superfluous.

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enemy, family-feud, forbidden-love, love, lover