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The Wheels of Destiny (1913)

The Sioux Indians capture a Cheyenne, and proceed to torture him. He is made to run the gauntlet, and in a sensational scene breaks through the lines and dashes away, hotly pursued. He ... See full summary »

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The Sioux Indians capture a Cheyenne, and proceed to torture him. He is made to run the gauntlet, and in a sensational scene breaks through the lines and dashes away, hotly pursued. He clambers up the steep mountain-side, and as his pursuers gain on him he loosens huge boulders which come crashing down on the Indians below. He is wounded and exhausted and about to be captured when Capt. Gordon, at the head of a troop of cavalry, rescues him, and the Indian thereafter is as faithful as a dog to his master. There is a game of cards at the post, and the officers are playing for high stakes. Gordon loses his temper and accuses Capt. Carter of cheating. A fierce quarrel ensues, the combatants are separated by friends, and the accused man leaves the room. The two men meet outside the post gate and the quarrel is resumed. Carter, in a rage, draws a gun. The Indian, from behind a clump of bushes, watches the fight. Fearing for his benefactor, the Indian fires, and Carter drops to the ground. ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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12 February 1913 (USA)  »

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