A wealthy Moor had one treasure he failed to prize at its real value, his beautiful daughter. To him she was simply a woman, a source of expense while a child, and a treasure only, if a ... See full summary »

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The Young Arab
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The Wealthy Moor's Daughter
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The Wealthy Moor
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The Buyer of the Moor's Daughter
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A wealthy Moor had one treasure he failed to prize at its real value, his beautiful daughter. To him she was simply a woman, a source of expense while a child, and a treasure only, if a rich suitor came along to whom she could practically be sold. In course of time the rich man did appear, and was enthusiastically greeted by the father. The daughter, however, had the temerity to say that she did not love the man. In fact her heart had been won by another, a young Arab she had seen while in the marketplace. She knew little about him but was convinced that he was far more worthy than the suitor her father had selected. The father was obdurate, however. He did not deign to argue with the girl, simply commanded her to prepare for the ceremony, and with sighs and tears she did so. The girl had a faithful attendant, homely but quick-witted and resourceful. The attendant proposed a plan which she thought had merit, for it would make three persons happy. And affairs came out as she had ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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