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Wah-Ta-Wah, or Hist, the lady-love of Chingachgook, a Delaware chief, has been captured by the warlike Hurons. Chingachgook asks the aid of Deerslayer, a white man brought up among the Indians, in rescuing her, and. the two men arrange to meet at Lake Otsego, then called Glimmerglass. Deerslayer sets out for the meeting place, accompanied by Hurry Harry March, a trapper, who acts as his guide. Hurry takes him to meet Hotter, another hunter, who has established a permanent home on the lake. With his two daughters, Judith and Hetty, Hutter lives in a peculiar fortress, called the Castle, set on piles in the middle of the lake, and also spends much of the time on a strange vessel called The Ark, similar to the Castle, but built on a scow. It is on this vessel, fishing up a small stream, that they are found by Deerslayer and Hurry Harry. The two men receive a hearty welcome from Judith, who is betrothed to Harry and who at once greatly admires the evident strength of Deerslayer. News ...
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This version of "The Deerslayer" is the only one to be filmed on Otsego Lake (Glimmerglass in the novels) where the story takes place. Both "The Deerslayer" and "The Pioneers" take place in Cooperstown, New York. See more
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