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The Soldier Brothers of Susanna (1912)

Joe, the younger brother, comes home from the military school in the north and shortly after his arrival on the old plantation, Virginia secedes from the Union. John, the older brother, ... See full summary »

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Mr. Beauford - The Father
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John Beauford - The Elder Son
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Joe Bauford - The Younger Son
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Susanna Beauford - the Daughter
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Joe, the younger brother, comes home from the military school in the north and shortly after his arrival on the old plantation, Virginia secedes from the Union. John, the older brother, enlists with the Confederacy and Joe, choosing the North, is ordered to leave the house. Six months later John is commissioned to enter the Union lines and learn the enemy's plans but just as he is starting down the road his horse falls, throwing him to the ground and breaking his leg. Susanna, seeing the accident, determines to take her brother's place. She arrives at the Union lines and through a ruse, secures the desired information. The object of her visit is discovered and a detachment of soldiers is sent to overtake her. Hearing the pursuers and fearing capture, she hides on a railroad trestle until the Union soldiers pass by. After they have gone she drops to the ground and is about to make her escape when she is challenged by a solitary soldier, who, much to her surprise, proves to be her ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama | Family | War

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31 July 1912 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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