The Ring and the Man (1914)

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This Famous Players four-reeler was set in the Old West. Stage star Bruce McRae is cast as George Fordyce, sworn enemy of the brutish Big Jim Martin (Robert Broderick Unable to withstand any more of her husband's abuse, Mrs. Martin (Helen Aubrey) kills Big Jim, whereupon George nobly takes the blame for the murder. The rest of the story takes place several years later, as George, now safely escaped and living under an assumed name, foils a crooked political machine and accumulates an "honest" fortune. Ring and the Man was based on a novel by Cyrus Townsend Brady.

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conquest, control, East, escape, husband, millionaire