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Over the Hill to the Poorhouse

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aka Over the Hill Ma Benton (Mary Carr) has six children, but she favors John, the troublemaker (Jerry Devine). John grows up (to be played by John Walker) and his older brother, the self-righteous Issac (Noel Tearle), predicts he will come to no good end. Through no fault of John's, he seems about to fulfill his brother's prediction -- when he finds his father (William Welch) stealing horses, he takes the blame and is sent to prison for three years. When he gets out his father is dead, and he decides to...more

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