We are introduced to Captain North, who is plotting, with two other rogues, the crime of high treason against his own country. The time is just prior to the beginning of the Spanish War. He... See full summary »

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James Gordon ...
Captain North
Herbert Prior ...
Lt. Brewster
Charles Sutton
Richard Ridgely
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We are introduced to Captain North, who is plotting, with two other rogues, the crime of high treason against his own country. The time is just prior to the beginning of the Spanish War. He is also plotting to make sure of his own safety by placing the guilt upon the shoulders of a brother officer, Lieutenant Brewster, and this he effectively does, causing the arrest of the young lieutenant. The lieutenant makes his escape from the fortifications as a condemned criminal. Deprived of the rights of his native land, he drifts into a South American republic, and amid the rise and fall of the country, eventually becomes Secretary and Confidential Advisor of its president. It is in this capacity that he meets Helen, the daughter of the millionaire, Clifford Norman. The sudden arrival of Captain North on the scene dispels all his hopes of good luck, and Brewster feels the humiliation of being accused as an escaped criminal and branded with the crime of high treason before the woman he loves,... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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19 May 1911 (USA)  »

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