Mr. Leonard, a rising young chemist, has invented a remarkable explosive so powerful that a small amount would demolish an entire village. When Mrs. Leonard entered the laboratory one day ... See full summary »

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William Wadsworth ...
Mr. Leonard - the Inventor
Bliss Milford ...
Mrs. Leonard - the Inventor's Wife
Arthur Housman
Cora Williams
John Sturgeon
Harry Linson
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Mr. Leonard, a rising young chemist, has invented a remarkable explosive so powerful that a small amount would demolish an entire village. When Mrs. Leonard entered the laboratory one day and learned the nature of this death-lurking compound, she declares against its being made or kept in the house. Her husband tries to reassure her that the explosive is untrustworthy only when mishandled or dropped, but the thought of it haunts the wife day and night, though she fully realizes that by selling the secret of its composition to the government she will soon live on the fat of the land. Being subject to sleep-walking, Mrs. Leonard enters the laboratory during the early hours of the night, and with extreme caution, makes off with a bomb that she finds on a table. She fares forth into the village, seeking in her sleep a safe spot wherein to deposit the bomb, but by an odd disposition of her sleepwalking fancies, she seeks several roof-tops, whence she is about to cast the bomb, when, using ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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9 December 1914 (USA)  »

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