Big Timber (film)

Big Timber is a 1917 American silent film Northwoodsdrama produced by the Oliver Morosco Company and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by William Desmond Taylor and starred Kathlyn Williams and Wallace Reid. Its survival status is classified as unknown, which suggests that it is a lost film.

As described in a film magazine review, after the death of her father leaves Stella Benton Williams without a home, she goes to live with her brother Charlie Paget in the timber regions. The roughness of her surroundings proves a burden to Stella, and when Jack Fife Reid, who loves her, asks her to marry him, she accepts even through she does not love him. Jack tries to win his brides love, but to no avail. Finally, she goes to the city to try and forget her unhappy married life. She becomes infatuated with Walter Monahan King, but after she sees him at a cafe with another woman, she realizes his fickleness, and her love for Jack comes to the surface. She returns to the timber regions where she is happily received by her husband.Like many American films of the time, Big Timber was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. The Chicago Board of Censors required a cut in the scene involving the shooting of a man. ........

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