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Belle Boyd, a Confederate Spy (1913)

Belle Boyd was one of the most daring and dashing figures of the South in the great Civil War. She was captured and imprisoned a number of times, and was personally commended by General ... See full summary »

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Belle Boyd was one of the most daring and dashing figures of the South in the great Civil War. She was captured and imprisoned a number of times, and was personally commended by General Stonewall Jackson for her distinguished services on behalf of his army and her country. The details of this story are fictional, although it is an historic fact. Belle Boyd went through the zone of fire on a battlefield, escaping by dropping to the ground between every volley and then jumping to her feet and running toward the Confederate battery. The scene opens with the home of Belle Boyd in neutral ground. She and her girl companions are "sewing-up" the gallant battle-scarred Southerners, whose uniforms were necessarily neglected after the first few years of strenuous service. The watchful darkey runs into the parlor where the tailoring is proceeding on the living models and sounds the alarm, "The Tanks are coming," The Confederate officers desert their sweethearts, mount in hot haste and make for ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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7 May 1913 (USA)  »

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Not much difference between one and the next
4 September 2017 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Pretty girls, men in uniform, troops in motion and very exciting battle scenes are found in this as in every perfect girl-spy story. As for the story itself, there is not much difference between one and the next. The photography is only so so. Oscar Eagle produced it from the script of C. Nixon. Winnifred Greenwood and Charles Clary play the romantic leads. H. Lonsdale is General Jackson. - The Moving Picture World, May 24, 1913


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