Padre Dominguis, the village priest of a quiet little spot in old Mexico, has been on a visit to the daughter of his dead sister and is about to return to his charges. He is much surprised ... See full summary »

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Padre Dominguis, the village priest of a quiet little spot in old Mexico, has been on a visit to the daughter of his dead sister and is about to return to his charges. He is much surprised and more than a little pleased to find that his niece is in love with John Brown, a progressive American, who has settled among them, for the Padre is a broad-minded man and knows that Mexico needs the influx of American energy to make her a great country. A different feeling possesses some of the Mexicans, however, and Brown is particularly hated by Baptiste Matteo, a "caballero," who is infatuated with Anita, the Padre's niece. Finding that Brown is favored and fearing to have a personal altercation with him. Baptiste lays a trap to injure his rival. He seeks an isolated spot, where he knows Brown will pass, and ties a rope between two trees, just high enough to "garrote" a man on horseback. Brown returns from a visit to his sweetheart and is riding fast to reach his home. The trap is successful ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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2 June 1910 (USA)  »

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