An army lieutenant is loved by an Indian girl, who gives her life in order to save the fort.

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Lt. Hart
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Lieutenant Hart comes to the rescue of Bright Star, who is being driven away by a sentry, and he gives her permission to enter the fort to sell her beadwork. The beauty of the girl attracts him and he meets her secretly in the forest. He gets her a spelling book, and the enamored Indian girl studies sincerely to meet the favor of the handsome soldier who has captured her heart. The romance is interrupted by the arrival from the east of Miss Harvey, a niece of the Colonel's wife, and Lieutenant Hart dances attendance upon her. The Indians are invited to the fort by the Colonel, and Bright Star accompanies them. As they are walking through the grounds the girl's face lights up with pleasure as she sees the Lieutenant with Miss Harvey on his arm, and the innocent child of the forest runs up to him and throws her arms about his neck. Hart roughly disengages himself and curtly bids her be gone, laughingly endeavoring to explain to Miss Harvey that he is not at fault for the conduct of ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama | Western

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15 November 1912 (USA)  »

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On the Altar of Death  »

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