Romance of a Rickshaw (1912)
Mabel, the beautiful daughter of General Lewis, has considerable variety of her love affairs when she finds herself loved by Lieutenant Graham, of her father's staff, and very much sought after by a rich Indian Rajah, whom she meets at a garden party. The Rajah proposes, but is refused. He abducts her. Dennis, Graham's servant, meets the abductors and picks up Mabel's locket, which she drops. He hastens to the Lieutenant and tells him what he saw. Graham, with Dennis, and another soldier, determine to rescue Mabel from the hands of the Rajah. They go to his palace, find the rickshaw in which she was abducted and some Hindoo raiment. They disguise themselves; Dennis making up as a Hindoo Medicine Doctor. They gain entrance to the Rajah's presence. Dennis, with incantations and salutations, demands the presence of the foreign maiden whom they have in their midst. When Mabel appears, Lieutenant Graham draws a brace of revolvers from the folds of his robe and, taking the Rajah and his attendants unawares, they hurry from the room, place Mabel in the rickshaw which they had left at the door and are far on their way to the military post before the astonished Rajah can follow in pursuit. Safely reaching General Lewis's headquarters, Mabel is placed in her father's arms. The General acknowledges Graham's courage and gladly consents to his and Mabel's marriage.- Written by Moving Picture World synopsis
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