Tiger's Cub (1920)

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Tiger (Frank Evans) is one of those shifty gamblers often found in movies set in the Alaskan wilds. His daughter, known only as "the Cub" (Pearl White), is a spirited young lass who is devoted to her invalid mother. Tiger and his partner, Bill Slark (J. Thornton Baston), cheat Colonel Summers (John Woodford) out of his mine and so he won't complain, they murder him and call it suicide. They go into hiding until things cool off, and during that time the Cub meets Summers' son, David (Thomas J. Carrigan). They fall in love, but Tiger surfaces and forces her to marry Slark by threatening to toss her mother out into the cold if she refuses. So they wed, but before Slark can consummate the forced marriage, David comes to the rescue. Slark, it turns out, already was married, and his deserted wife reappears and shoots him dead. Tiger is arrested for Summers' murder, and it is discovered that he is not really the Cub's father after all. Although Pearl White was mostly known for her serials The Perils of Pauline and The Exploits of Elaine, she did make her share of features. This one was filmed years after her famed serial days were through.