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The Honor of His Family (1910)

George was the son of old Col. Pickett, and the last of a haughty military family. The old Colonel was proud of the records of his ancestors, and he himself had bravely barred all smirch ... See full summary »

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George Pickett Jr.
Verner Clarges ...
Col. Pickett
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Kate Bruce ...
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William J. Butler
Charles Craig ...
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Officer among soldiers
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Adolph Lestina ...
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W. Chrystie Miller ...
Man among friends
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Anthony O'Sullivan ...
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George was the son of old Col. Pickett, and the last of a haughty military family. The old Colonel was proud of the records of his ancestors, and he himself had bravely barred all smirch from the family 'scutcheon, for to him "life was but a word, a shadow, a melting dream compared to essential and eternal honor." The war declared, the little Southern village make their offering to the cause, a company of volunteers in command of young George. There wasn't a prouder man in all the South than Col. Pickett as he grasped his son's hand at his departure. His last behest was, "Go, my boy; emulate the brave deeds of those who have gone before you. Be fearless, brave, and fight, fight." Amid encouraging cheers, the fluttering flags and handkerchiefs of the fair maidens, and to the beat of the drums, the volunteers march to their post. The old Colonel is beside himself with joy, and as his faithful servants gather about him he exclaims: "Ah! my boy. He's the stuff. The name of Pickett is ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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24 January 1910 (USA)  »

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