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A Deal in Indians (1915)

Tired of his irksome jail sentence Jerry contrives a clever scheme by which he eludes two guards and escapes after an interesting chase. At last in safety he sits down for a rest. Two ... See full summary »

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Jerry
Jefferson Osborne ...
Chief Pain-in-the-Face
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Moonlight Princess - the Chief's Daughter
George George ...
The Professor of Natural History
Rena Carroll
Gordon McGregor ...
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Arthur Mund
Janet Sully
Marvel Spencer ...
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Arthur Jackson
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Tired of his irksome jail sentence Jerry contrives a clever scheme by which he eludes two guards and escapes after an interesting chase. At last in safety he sits down for a rest. Two Indians approach and make him captive. He is brought before Chief Pain-in-the-Face who decrees that he shall die. The Chief's daughter, Moonlight Princess, falls in love with Jerry at first sight and successfully pleads with her father for his life. She is told to have him painted and dressed like an Indian and she may marry him. Thus arrayed and bound Jerry is about to give up all hope when a professor of natural history, endeavoring to buy an Indian to accompany him on a lecture tour, arrives and negotiates the purchase of Jerry. The prisoner is overjoyed at the prospect of release, but not so with the Princess, who is taken struggling and protesting to her tent. Jerry is taken to the professor's home that night and left alone in the library while the professor goes on an errand. The other occupants of... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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26 November 1915 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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