The Fatherhood of Buck McGee

(Vitagraph Company of America, 1912)

Pete and Buck are mining partners. Word comes that Pete’s wife and daughter are on their way out west to see him, but Pete is killed in a blasting accident and Ella in an Indian attack. Nellie is left in the care of Buck, who has never had any patience for children.


Starring Robert Thornby
Directed by Rollin S. Sturgeon




Image quality:



1080p HD


15 minutes


Additional content

  • An original, scene-specific piano score compiled from period appropriate photoplay music.



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