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On the Line of Peril (1912)

A young Northern soldier is chosen to find out, if possible, the plans of the Southern army. He goes to the Southern general's home. While hiding in the barn, he sees a Southern officer ... See full summary »
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Capt. James Terrel - the Spy
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Lucille Buel
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General Buel - Lucille's Father
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General Knox
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Lt. Kirby - the Rejected Suitor
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A young Northern soldier is chosen to find out, if possible, the plans of the Southern army. He goes to the Southern general's home. While hiding in the barn, he sees a Southern officer making advances to the General's pretty daughter. She repulses him and he attacks her. The young spy impetuously rushes to the girl's assistance. He knocks her assailant senseless. When she sees him in his Northern uniform, she accuses him of being a spy, but when she hears someone approaching, an uncontrollable feeling is awakened in her and she persuades him to hide himself in the loft of the barn, Her father and other soldiers appear and she tells them the spy has gone. Upon regaining consciousness, the officer who attacked the girl tells his men to make a thorough search of the barn for the spy. The girl, who has brought food to her protector, bears the men coming, drags him out of the barn into the house and hides him in the fireplace of the library In which the General and his officers have left ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Drama | War | Short | Thriller

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31 October 1912 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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