Mignon, the daughter of noble parents, is stolen when a child by a band of gypsies. Her mother dies from grief and her father, almost deprived of reason, gives up his ancestral home for the... See full summary »

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Mignon (as Marion Swayne)
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Filina
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Guglielno
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Laerte
Edgar Lewis ...
Lothario
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Giarno
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Federico
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Mignon, the daughter of noble parents, is stolen when a child by a band of gypsies. Her mother dies from grief and her father, almost deprived of reason, gives up his ancestral home for the roaming life of a minstrel. He wanders from place to place in search of his child. Mignon grows up without knowing her antecedents. She is ill-treated by the gypsies until her liberty is purchased by Guglielno, a traveling student. She falls in love with her rescuer, but he is allured by the seductive charms of Filina, an actress. Events come to a most thrilling climax at a castle where a grand fete takes place and where Filina is the lioness of the occasion. Guglielno's attentions to her enrage the untutored mind of Mignon into a frenzy of jealousy. She is about to commit suicide when the soothing notes of a lute played by an unseen hand outside stops her. Lotario, her father, appears and she confides to the minstrel and implores his advice and protection. The half-crazed minstrel is carried away ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Drama | Romance | Short

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2 February 1912 (USA)  »

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Mignon, the Child of Fate  »

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