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'Blue Blazes' Rawden is a drama about lumberjack country. This film illustrates the work of Jack Hoxie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.
A tough lumberjack is challenged by a saloon owner and kills him, winning the property and the former owner's girlfriend. Later the killed man's mother arrives and the new boss has to confront his demons as he is forced to invent false stories.
In this film Jack Hoxie still goes by the name Hart Hoxie, which he would change the following year, 1919, to become one of the most famous luminaries of Westerns.
Directed by William S. Hart
Produced by Artcraft Pictures Corporation
Scenario by J.G. Hawks
Cinematography Joseph H. August
Starring William S. Hart, Robert McKim, Jack Hoxie, Gertrude Claire, Maude George
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date February 1, 1918
Running time 51 min.
Country United States
Language Silent, English intertitles
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