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The Trappers (1909)

Les chasseurs de fourrures (original title)
The picture opens, showing the interior of a trapper's camp, where, owing to the rivalry of two of the hunters over the hand of Bess, there is strong dissension. Harry, the one who was ... See full summary »

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Jacques Varennes
Herman Grégoire
Scheler
Germaine Dermoz
Marcel Dupré
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The picture opens, showing the interior of a trapper's camp, where, owing to the rivalry of two of the hunters over the hand of Bess, there is strong dissension. Harry, the one who was fortunate in winning the fair maiden a few years previous, is bitterly hated by his rival, Frank, and the latter in a cowardly manner shoots his enemy. Harry, who is wounded severely, makes his way to the cabin, where he hides in the loft. Shortly after Frank and his comrades enter the place, and search it thoroughly, knowing that their victim is only wounded, they intend finishing him. Their efforts to find Harry are in vain, and Frank seating himself at the table orders food from the terrified woman. Suddenly the ruffian is stupefied to see a drop of blood fall from the ceiling on to his hand. He glances up, and seeing the blood oozing through the crack, he at once realizes that his man is above. Harry, too weak to remain in hiding any longer, and realizing that he is captured, descends, and is bound ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Adventure | Drama

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11 October 1909 (USA)  »

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