The Royalist Count St. Pierre, concealed in the hovel of a faithful old family servant, manages to elude the Republican soldiers who are searching for him. Realizing, however, that his ... See full summary »

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Lady Louise D'Avroi
Richard Tucker ...
Count St. Pierre
Mrs. William Bechtel ...
The Innkeeper
Julian Reed ...
A Peasant
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An Old Servant
Charles Sutton ...
Citizen Bombard
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The Royalist Count St. Pierre, concealed in the hovel of a faithful old family servant, manages to elude the Republican soldiers who are searching for him. Realizing, however, that his discovery and execution will only be a question of hours if he remains, he plans to escape to England with his betrothed, the Countess d'Avroi, Accordingly he dispatches the servant with a letter to the countess, begging her to set two candles in her window when she is alone. The peasant delivers the letter but on his return is intercepted by soldiers under the command of Citizen Bompard. Recognizing him as a servant of the count's and knowing something of the attachment between St. Pierre and the countess, Bompard puts two and two together, and dragging the peasant before the countess commands her to give him the message that the old man has brought. The countess firmly refuses until Bompard begins to torture the old servant when she attempts to throw St. Pierre's letter in the fire. Bompard intercepts... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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5 July 1913 (USA)  »

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A Drama of the French Revolution  »

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