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The Bandit's Waterloo (1908)

The Outwitting of an Andalusian Brigand by a Pretty Senora. The hills of Southern Spain were infested by a gang of lawless freebooters who terrorized the country and made travel in the ... See full summary »

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D.W. Griffith

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D.W. Griffith
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Cast

Credited cast:
Charles Inslee ... Bandit Leader
Linda Arvidson ... Accomplice / Woman at Inn
Marion Leonard ... Kidnapped Woman
Harry Solter Harry Solter ... Police Sergeant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arthur V. Johnson ... (unconfirmed)
Florence Lawrence ... (unconfirmed)
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The Outwitting of an Andalusian Brigand by a Pretty Senora. The hills of Southern Spain were infested by a gang of lawless freebooters who terrorized the country and made travel in the mountains a hazardous pastime. They waylaid, robbed and often murdered the unwary tourist who chanced their way. In the opening of this Biograph picture a party of these Andalusian bushrangers, in command of their chieftain, are seen hiding behind a huge rock in waiting for prey. They haven't long to wait, for after having held up and relieved several pedestrians, a stylish landau approaches in which are seated an old gentleman, a duenna, and a pretty young Senora. The inevitable happens; all are relieved of their valuables, and while the gentleman and duenna are sent on their way, the girl is held a prisoner. She realizes her helplessness, and at the same time assumes that her beauty has made an impression on the chief, hence resorts to woman's wiles to captivate the bandit. In this she succeeds, but ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 1908 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Lawrence Griffith
31 December 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

Even whilst he was directing his own films, D.W. Griffith continued to call himself Lawrence Griffith throughout 1908. He was saving his full name for feature films which he would subsequently direct.

This film was released on a Monday.


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