A Colonial soldier, trying to escape from the British, is hidden by a noncombatant and his little son in a hollow tree. The son carries the young fellow food and on one of his trips meets a... See full summary »

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A Colonial soldier, trying to escape from the British, is hidden by a noncombatant and his little son in a hollow tree. The son carries the young fellow food and on one of his trips meets a British soldier, who demands what he is doing with the food. Finally, when forced by money and threats of death, the boy discloses the soldier's whereabouts and the poor fellow is captured and led away to he shot as a spy. Sick with remorse, however, the boy follows and ultimately succeeds in letting the man escape, while he dies in his stead. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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26 August 1911 (USA)  »

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