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~Travelin' On~
~414-16: ? & William S. Hart~
~Plot Synopsis~
The stern William S. Hart was wearing out his welcome by the early 1920s, at least according to the
review of his films. Hart would not give up his austere, almost mythical view of the West, his innate
sentimentality, not to mention the demand for a romantic story-line despite advancing years. His
popularity was slipping, and there was talk that Paramount wouldn't renew his contract after Travelin'
On. Hart did three more films for the company, however, but was unable to regain his former
popularity. This time Hart's enigmatic drifter incurs the enmity of a preacher (James Farley) when both
men fall for the same woman, the wife of the saloon owner (Ethel Grey Terry). Hart saves the woman
from the lecherous preacher and becomes her protector from afar. When her husband is arrested for
robbing the stage (to pay for a new church, no less), Hart takes the blame rather than see the woman
he loves the widow of a murderer. Sentenced to hang, he manages to escape the noose in the nick of
time and goes "Travelin' On."

Plot Synopsis is from
Directed by: Lambert Hillyer    

Written by:
William S. Hart - story
Lambert Hillyer - adaptation

William S. Hart ...  J.B., The Stranger
Jim Farley ...  Dandy Dan McGee
Ethel Grey Terry ...  Susan Morton
Brinsley Shaw ...  Hi Morton
Mary Jane Irving ...  Mary Jane Morton
Bob Kortman ...  Gila
Willis Marks ...  'Know-It-All' Haskins
Jocko the Monkey ...  Jocko
~Remaining Credits~

Production Company: William S. Hart Productions

Distribution Company: Paramount Pictures

Cinematography by: Joseph H. August  
Art Direction by: J.C. Hoffner    
Art Titles by: Harry Barndollar

Length: 7 Reels
Released: March 5, 1922
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