The Timber Queen, ep. 12: The Abyss

(Ruth Roland Serials, 1922)

After the death of her lumberman father, Ruth Reading inherits one of the most valuable forests of the Far West. Her cousin, James Cluxton, hopes to exploit a strange provision of his uncle’s will to claim the forest for himself. In this episode, Ruth finds herself speeding to what could be an untimely grave on a runaway boxcar.


Starring Ruth Roland
Directed by Fred Jackman




Image quality:



1080p HD


10 minutes


Additional content

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



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