Rupert returns to his Canadian home after five years, an officer of the Royal Mounted Police, under orders to capture some illicit distillers. Jacques, an invalid, being unable to make ... See full summary »

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Rupert
Leo Pierson ...
Jacques
Marion Warner ...
Philomel - Jacques' Sister
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Antoine
Theodore Bates
Josephine Rice
John C. Brownell ...
Silly
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Rupert returns to his Canadian home after five years, an officer of the Royal Mounted Police, under orders to capture some illicit distillers. Jacques, an invalid, being unable to make farming pay, has, unknown to his sister, Philomel, been induced by Antoine, a suitor for the hand of Philomel, to join him in the illicit whiskey traffic. Philomel learns that Jacques has joined Antoine in the illicit whiskey traffic, and though she and Rupert love each other, she, hoping to save her brother, refuses to become engaged to Rupert unless he will consent to be a traitor to his trust. Rupert refuses, and Philomel dismisses him. Antoine reports Rupert's presence and errand to the lawbreakers and they endeavor to shoot Rupert. Antoine learns that Philomel has written Rupert to come to her. He imprisons Philomel in the cellar of her home, catches Rupert off his guard when he calls on Philomel, and tells him that Philomel's letter was a trick to betray him. There is a terrific hand-to-hand ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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16 August 1915 (USA)  »

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