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The Transgression of Manuel (1913)

Manuel, a Mexican of the West, loved his wife more dearly than life itself. He saw her take sick and her ailment assumed that even to his inexperienced eye spelled death. Desperate, Manuel ... See full summary »

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The Sheriff
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Manuel (as Gene Pallette)
Viola Soberanes ...
Maria - Manuel's Wife (as Miss Soberanes)
George Field ...
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Manuel, a Mexican of the West, loved his wife more dearly than life itself. He saw her take sick and her ailment assumed that even to his inexperienced eye spelled death. Desperate, Manuel went to the doctor, and the doctor, kind-hearted soul, came, wrote a prescription and left. Away to the drug store went Manuel. The prescription filled, the druggist refused to deliver it without money, and Manuel had none. Out again went Manuel, arms flying, his head dizzy with unhappiness. There stood some horses belonging to the boys, Manuel, knowing it certain death, stole a sorrel mare, sold it to a suspicious looking stable proprietor, hastened to the drug store, got his prescription and dashed home. The wife of Manuel was slowly dying. Frantically Manuel poured out the medicine, but it was too late. Just then the sheriff, leading a band of determined cowpunchers broke into the room. They were about to seize him but the sheriff raised his arm. A sweeping glance showed him the true nature of ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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8 March 1913 (USA)  »

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