A strong dramatic story is woven around the love of a famous actress who has become deeply infatuated with the handsome bodyguard of a Prince. The Prince, himself enamored of the actress, ... See full summary »

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A strong dramatic story is woven around the love of a famous actress who has become deeply infatuated with the handsome bodyguard of a Prince. The Prince, himself enamored of the actress, hears of her attachment for his bodyguard. Captain Duval, and informs the lady in a letter that if, at her reception, she shows but one sign or word of affection toward Captain Duval, the latter shall die by the sword of the Prince, who is the most expert duelist in France. The letter is carried to the actress by no less a person than Captain Duval himself. The actress keeps her lover in ignorance of the contents of the letter, and on the night of the reception she is put to the extreme test of her art in hiding her feelings towards the man she loves, tearing her very heart chords while she laughs and mocks at his words of love in order to save him from the Prince's wrath. Convinced from her attitude that the Prince has supplanted him in her affections, and wild with jealousy and rage. Captain Duval ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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2 November 1909 (USA)  »

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