~The Poppy Girl's Husband~
Directed by:
William S. Hart
Lambert Hillyer

Written by:
C. Gardner Sullivan (scenario)

Based on from the Red Book Magazine story by Jack Boyle.

     William S. Hart ... Hairpin Harry Dutton
Juanita Hansen ... Polly Dutton
Walter Long ... Boston Blackie
Fred Starr ... Big Mike McCafferty
David Kirby ... The Montana Kid
Georgie Stone ... Donald Dutton
Leo Pierson ... Henchman (uncredited)
~Remaining Credits~

Production Company: Artcraft Pictures Corporation

Distribution Company: Famous Players-Lasky Corporation

Produced by: William S. Hart
Supervising Producer: Thomas H. Ince
Cinematography by: Joseph H. August
Thomas H. Ince

Length: 5 Reels
Runtime: 50 Minutes
Released: March 16, 1919
~Plot Synopsis~
Cowboy hero William S. Hart tries something altogether different in this film. He plays Hairpin Harry
Dutton, a burglar who is sent to prison. He spends his incarceration dreaming of his pretty young
wife (Juanita Hansen) and son and making firm resolutions for the day he gets released. But when he
finally gets out, his plans are dashed -- his friend (Walter Long) informs him that his wife has
divorced him. Not only that -- she has married the policeman who arrested him. Angrily, the former
burglar plans to seek revenge, but when he sees his son, he realizes his actions would be pointless
and wrong. So, leaving his ex-wife with her new husband, he starts off on a new life, taking his son
with him. While well-received, this film did not encourage Hart to abandon his Western roots very

Plot Synopsis by Janiss Garza, AllMovie.com