The Fugitive

[Mostly reconstructed titles; 
original release title: 
"The Taking of Luke McVane"]

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  W. H. PRODUCTIONS CO.
        Presents

      WM. S. HART

          in

     THE FUGITIVE

former title THE TAKING OF
      LUKE McVANE

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 Produced by
THOS H. INCE

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    Cast of Characters

Luke McVane..WILLIAM S. HART
Mercedes ......  ENID MARKEY
Sheriff Stark ... S.C. SMITH

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Luke McVane, a Range Rider,
is being swindled by "Crooked
       Jim" Ashley.

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Mercedes  The Belle
of Chuckawalla Valley.

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Garcia, an admirer of Mercedes.

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Sheriff Stark

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"Drop that knife and use a fork,
    you ain't up on etiket."

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Fearing lynch law, McVane
  makes for the desert.

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"He's only got ten minutes start.
 I am going after him alone.
  Collect a horse and follow
   our trail immediately."

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Mercedes decides to take a
desperate chance to save Luke
           McVane.

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Mercedes makes a false trail
   to mislead the posse.

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The Sheriff's horse being a
faster and fresher mount, rapidly
   overhauls the fugitive.

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The scheme successful.

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The deputy and his posse
realize that they have
taken the wrong trail.

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Luke determines to take 
him to his desert cabin,
not having the heart to
leave the Sheriff behind
to perish in the desert.

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  Sunset.

Luke's Cabin.

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"I shot in self-defense,
and beat it because I
feared gettin' strung up
before I could be given
    a square deal."

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"If you surrender and 
go back to town with me,
I'll use my influence to 
have the case against you 
      dismissed."

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        Later.

Luke takes the Sheriff's 
        advice.

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"Sheriff, that girl 
Mercedes sure is 
easy to look at."

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"Fifty Apache Bucks have
jumped the Reservation.
We saw them crossin' the
  divide and headin'
      this way."

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The Deputy calls for
volunteers to go out
and give battle to the
      Indians.

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The Circle of Death.

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"Greater love hath no
    man --------"


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