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The Old Mam'selle's Secret (1912)

When the soldiers attacked the old home of the Von Hirschsprung family, the father buried his family treasure in the garden. In the fight that followed he was killed but his two sons ... See full summary »

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Fay
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Old Mam'selle
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John Hellwig
Isabel O'Madigan
Rosanna Logan ...
(as Baby Rosanna)
Laura Lyman
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(as E.P. Sullivan)
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(as George Siegmund)
Carlton Griffin
Jack Brammall
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When the soldiers attacked the old home of the Von Hirschsprung family, the father buried his family treasure in the garden. In the fight that followed he was killed but his two sons survived. Having no money, and supposing their fortune stolen, the sons sell the old home to the Hellwig family. Cordula, daughter of old Hellwig, falls in love with Joseph, the younger of the Von Hirschsprung boys. He returns her affection, but her father will not permit the marriage, because of Joseph's poverty. One day Cordula, digging in the garden, unearths the Hirschsprung treasure and tells her father, who makes her vow never to tell of the finding of the money chest. Joseph deprived of his sweetheart, dies in poverty. Broken-hearted Cordula removes her things to an upper apartment and vows she will never enjoy any of the ill-gotten wealth. Years later, the only surviving member of the Von Hirschsprungs marries a strolling player. Ten years later she is killed by accident during her act in the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Drama | Short

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4 December 1912 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Old Mademoiselle's Secret  »

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1.33 : 1
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