Wealthy Elias Graves builds his home on the top of a hill, where a group of squatters have taken up residence at the bottom. Many of the men in the squatters’ village have their eyes on young Tess, and one of them, Ben Letts, frames Tess’s father for murder. While maintaining her father’s innocence, Tess must keep her love for Graves’ son a secret, while caring for Elias’ daughter’s illegitamate child.
Tess of the Storm Country is a 1914 silent drama, based on the 1909 novel of the same name by Grace Miller White. It starred Mary Pickford, in a role she would reprise eight years later for the 1922 adaptation by John S. Robertson.
Tess of the Storm Country (1914) ~ spanking episode
Tess of the Storm Country, 1914, Full movie
Spanking Scene 1922 movie
Tess of the Storm Country (1922) Full Movie