The dancing and merry making during a fête that is transpiring in the Czar's palace in St. Petershurg is interrupted by General Kissoff and attendant, bearing important dispatches, which ... See full summary »

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The dancing and merry making during a fête that is transpiring in the Czar's palace in St. Petershurg is interrupted by General Kissoff and attendant, bearing important dispatches, which tell of an uprising among the Tartars. The Czar hears the news with horror, knowing full well that his brother, who is the power of Irkutsk, will suffer death at the hands of the traitors unless he is warned in time. The only means of warning must be by courtier. Kissoff names a trustworthy courier in one Michael Strogoff, who is sent for and pledges his oath to carry the message to the Grand Duke in Irkutsk. He is dispatched and the weird gypsy dance is performed for the guests within the palaces. And now the picture grows intensely interesting, as the spectator follows the daring soldier through the vicissitudes which beset him on all sides. First at the Post Station in Tvarld, where he meets with poor little helpless Nadia, whom he defends from brutal assault by the traitor, Iven Ogeroff, who ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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15 April 1908 (USA)  »

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