Jean Renaud, a young peasant, marries Madeline, the foster sister of the Countess d'Aubeterre, who presents Madeline with a beautiful necklace as a wedding present. Seven years after, Jean ... See full summary »

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Lazare (as Alex Franks)
Lucy Destelle ...
Madeline - Jean's Wife
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Jean's Daughter
Lucretia Davis ...
Valentine de Mornay
Viola Alberti ...
The Chanoinesse
Marion Navarro ...
The Duchess d'Aubeterre
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Jean Renaud, a young peasant, marries Madeline, the foster sister of the Countess d'Aubeterre, who presents Madeline with a beautiful necklace as a wedding present. Seven years after, Jean goes to war and wins fame through taking the British flag at the Battle of Fontenoy. While searching for a comrade on the field that evening after the battle, he rescues the Count de Mornay from the hands of a camp follower, named Lazare. The Count then entrusts his family papers and jewels to Jean and begs him to take care of them, giving Jean a sum of money for himself. Jean takes the jewels and papers and decides to carry them home and give them to Madeline for safe keeping, his home being in the vicinity. His wife and little daughter Adrienne are overjoyed to see him. Jean confides the jewels and papers of the Count de Mornay to Madeline, who places them in the casket with the necklace. She locks the drawer and puts the key in her pocket, neither he nor she being aware that Lazare is watching ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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3 September 1912 (USA)  »

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