Madeline and her sister Mildred, two American girls, live in the house of an old General, who is their legal guardian. Happiness reigns supreme until the General's nephew, after an absence ... See full summary »

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Madeline
Estelle Allen ...
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Madeline and her sister Mildred, two American girls, live in the house of an old General, who is their legal guardian. Happiness reigns supreme until the General's nephew, after an absence of several years, writes that he is about to return home from military school. His trunk precedes him by four hours. Mildred and Madeline happen to be in the hallway when the expressman who delivers the trunk obligingly unbuckles the straps. The cover opens readily, disclosing military uniforms and they begin to rummage in the trunk, with the result that Madeline finds a letter written by her guardian to his nephew stating that it is his wish that the latter marry his ward, Madeline. Never having seen the young man, she naturally rebels, and amid tears and anger vows to run away. Her sister, having her confidence and sympathy, decides to go with her. Having a strong desire for adventure, they pass as young men and, thus attired, come face to face with their guardian's nephew and his chum, who have ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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24 May 1911 (USA)  »

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