Kathleen, the daughter of a poor tenant farmer, dreams of her wedding with her beloved Terrence. The dream is interrupted when the Squire of the estate takes an interest in Kathleen and forces her father to allow him to marry her to forgive the father's debt. Unfortunately the Squire loses interest in Kathleen once a potential gravy train arrives in the person of the exceedingly wealthy Lady Clancarthy. To be rid of Kathleen the Squire abandons her in the forest where she is beset upon by ruffians, but is rescued by Terrence, who is framed for murder for his troubles.
The sweetest Irish drama ever written
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A mob of rioters stormed the Sun Theater in San Francisco claiming that the film reflected poorly on Irish poverty. Projectors were damaged and film was stolen in the mêlée. Despite cuts to certain scenes, the film was ultimately withdrawn. See more
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