Hoodoo Ann

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   The greatest heart throbs of life are not
always quickened into being by violence,
sensation or thrills. Laughter, bitter tears
and even tragedy frequent the humblest
paths and create drama in the most
obscure and peaceful corners of the earth.

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The Clarissa Parker Orphanage.

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   The pet of the orphanage, who
thus early has learned the art of
fawning.

GOLDIE - - - - MILDRED HARRIS

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   Hoodoo Ann, who, as a baby, had
been left at the Orphanage on one
Friday, the thirteenth, without a friend
to vouch for her.
   She lives in sweet unconsciousness 
of her unhappy lot.

  HOODOO ANN  -  -  MAE MARSH

5
   She invents a test of cleanliness
that was never found in the pages 
of the Homely Ladies Journal.

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"Gosh ding that fly!"

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   In the same village, on Peaceful
Street, lives a young artist, whose
cartoons are some day to make him
famous.

   JIMMY - - - - ROBERT HARRON

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In the quiet home adjoining.

SAMUEL KNAPP - - WILBUR HIGBY

HIS WIFE - - LOYOLA O'CONNOR

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   And next door live the
Higginses.

MRS. HIGGINS - ANNA HERNANDEZ

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   Her husband, with a weakness
for hard cider.

  HIGGINS ...... CHARLES LEE

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The Higginses at it again.

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"If I walk dignified enough,
       maybe they'll like me."

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   Jimmy's father, the big man
of the town.

  VANCE ... WILLIAM H. BROWN

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   Anxious as she was to please,
she was always in the way.

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"If you think you're an 
        artist, paint the fence!"

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After bedtime at the orphanage.
A stolen moment with Cindy.

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"You'll be hoodooed all your life, -
   till you're married! - After that,
   chile, you ain't goin' to need no
   hoodoo to make trouble!"

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   While the Knapps, of Peaceful
Street, recall the loss of their 
little girl.

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Recess time.
Goldie neglects her family.

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   The stolen matches, the
beginning of trouble.

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   A playmate who doesn't 
run away.

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"Now I know where 
     your sweetheart lives!"

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   A temptation too great for a
hungry little heart.

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Mothering

25
Tragedy

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   Broken, and now she can't 
return it.

27
"Do you know anything 
        about Goldie's doll?"

28
   A lesson about George
Washington, who never told 
a lie.

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"A liar is bound to end 
           her days in prison!"

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   That evening.
   The boys inspect their dangerous 
treasure.

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"Where's my precious Goldie!"

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"This is the wonderful child 
      who saved little Goldie."

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"Do you really mean it? Am I
    really going to ride in a Ford?"

34
"Did you hurt yourself?"

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"Sure!"

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   Then comes the bitter thought
that she must go back to the 
orphans.

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"I told you!"

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   With a heavy heart, she
is ready to go.

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"You're going to stay here 
        and be our little girl."

40
   Two years have now elapsed, with 
no sign of the hoodoo.
   In the matter of clothes, Miss Ann
has been allowed to go the limit, with
"Vogy" as her guide.

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Home from a party.
Another dream come true.

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   A casual and mysterious stranger,
whom we advise you to remember.

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"Good night!"

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"Good night!"

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"Good night!"

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A short time later.
The stranger again.

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To "the movin' pitchers."

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MUSTANG CHARLEYS REVENGE -
  THE HOBOKEN FILM CO -

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MUSTANG CHARLEY THE TERROR 
      OF THE PLAINS

      GORDON SANDERSON -

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NO PURER LILY EVER BLEW THAN
LITTLE ROSE THE PRAIRIE VIOLET -

   ROSE       PANSY THORNE -

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"Ain't he masterful!"

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"Not so very."

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"
 LIPS THAT TOUCH LIQUOR SHALL
      NEVER TOUCH MINE
                       "

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"
 NEVER MIND GAL
                "

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"
  CURSES
         "

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FATHERS DEAR OLD TIN PALE

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WITH DEADLY AIM STRAIGHT AT 
 THE HEART OF HIS ENEMY -

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   Inspired by Pansy Thorne's work
in moving pictures, Ann rummages
around for costumes.

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   Unconscious that the gun 
is loaded.

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   The Higginses' daily quarrel
becomes more violent.

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"This has gone far enough.
         I'll put an end to it!"

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"Was that a shot?"

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   The Higginses' windows
next door.

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   The constable and marshal
hear the shot.

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   Little Ann's hoodoo reappears,
grown into the dignity of tragic fate.

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A strange disappearance.

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Supper-time

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"Have you seen Bill?"

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   Mrs. Higgins inquires of the
town marshal.

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"What has become of him!"

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The blood-spot.

72
"He's crawled away to die,
  like the man in the picture!"

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After a sleepless night.

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   Mrs. Higgins has applied to the 
neighbors for help in her search.

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   For a moment poor little 
Ann forgets her tragedy.

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"I'm going to make a lot of 
money now. Will you have me?"

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"I mustn't tell you the reason,
       but I can't marry you."

78
"Got any trace of Bill
      Higgins yet, Marshal?"

79
"That old woman's 
  made way with him!"

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"We found blood-stains 
        on the back steps."

81
   Constable Drake recalls
Ann's suspicious actions.

82
"Say, did you ever hear 
 them quarreling over there?"

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"Ssh! I think it's
   that girl of Knapp's."

84
"No, we got a pretty straight case
  against Mrs. Higgins. She was
  heard to threaten him."

85
   They try to force a confession
from Mrs. Higgins.

86
"You don't think I'd kill 
      my old man, do you?"

87
"I heard her say she'd fix him."

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"She's innocent. I did it!"

89
"Well, you know
    that hard cider ......."

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"I 'lowed I wouldn't stand 
    Sarah's jawin' any longer!"

91
"I don't know
       how long I slept."

92
"It was a darn cold night ......."

93
"And so you see I came back!"

94
"Here's yer cat, Mis' Higgins.
  Somebody must a' shot it!"

95
   The wedding of Ann is the funeral 
of the hoodoo; and let us hope that
Black Cindy's foreboding as to
married life will never come true.

96
"Answer, or it won't happen!"

97
"Is it over?"

THE END

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