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A Dark Deception (1912)

Orphen and friends set out to find the Bloody August while Childman/Azalie sets out to destroy it, and the Black Tiger goes to tell Orphen the truth.


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Cast overview:
George Reemly
Peggy Glenwood (as Peggy Glynn)
Count de Tears
George's Roommate
The Colored Butler


George Reemly and Peggy Glenwood are sweethearts, but Peggy could not resist the temptation of inviting Count De Tears to call on her one evening, she having met the count at a reception a few nights previous. She does not love the count, but merely invited him to furnish a little amusement. George calls one afternoon and accidentally picks up a note, which happens to be the one the count had written to Peggy, accepting her invitation, saying he will call that evening. George thinks the count is trying to rob him of his love. He says nothing to Peggy about the note, but that same afternoon he tells his troubles to his roommate, who figures out a scheme whereby he can watch the count. George and his friend persuade the colored butler to follow "them" (George and his friend). The journey ends, after a taxicab ride of several blocks, at the stage door of a theater. Another friend, who is an actor, is now pressed into service, who, with the aid of black cork, makes George up to look like ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy





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17 January 1912 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the documentary The Peanut Industry (1912). See more »

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