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On the Brink of the Chasm (1912)

Three settlers, one a woman, are attacked by Indians. It so happens that one of the men is the accepted sweetheart of tie girl, and the other is the rejected suitor. The latter, in order to... See full summary »
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1st Settler - the Rejected Suitor
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Three settlers, one a woman, are attacked by Indians. It so happens that one of the men is the accepted sweetheart of tie girl, and the other is the rejected suitor. The latter, in order to save his friends, manages to help them escape, while he, himself, is trapped within a burning cabin. He, too, however, escapes because the Indians, believing he will burn to death, leave the cabin to pursue the others, The lovers anally are caught, tied to a stake and are about to be burned to death, when on the crest of a nearby hill suddenly looms up the figure of the man supposed to have perished amid the charred embers of the cabin. He holds aloft in his hand an Indian papoose, and having made sure that the Indians see it, he rides desperately away, hotly pursued by the Indians, who leave their victims for the while. Finally, catching up with the fleeing pale face, they find him standing on a little projecting rock eighty feet above the roaring mountain stream; one hand is outstretched over the... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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10 July 1912 (USA)  »

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