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A Woman's Way (1908)

The pretty daughter of a French-Canadian backwoodsman incites the love of a trapper who is so smitten with the beauty of this wood nymph that he purchases her into marriage from her father.... See full summary »

Director:

D.W. Griffith

Writer:

D.W. Griffith

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Cast

Credited cast:
George Gebhardt George Gebhardt ... A Woodsman
Harry Solter Harry Solter ... A Camper
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Linda Arvidson ... The Camper's Wife
Dorothy Bernard Dorothy Bernard
Arthur V. Johnson ... Man with Rifle
Florence Lawrence
Herbert Miles Herbert Miles
Mabel Trunnelle ... The Woodsman's Daughter (unconfirmed)
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The pretty daughter of a French-Canadian backwoodsman incites the love of a trapper who is so smitten with the beauty of this wood nymph that he purchases her into marriage from her father. The transaction meets with repugnance from the girl. She was entirely contented with conditions, a child of nature, carefree. However, she finds her pleading of no avail, and so pretends to accept the situation. The trapper and Canadian go into the cabin to seal the bargain with a drink, and while inside the girl closes and fastens the door on them and makes her way through the woods to escape. The door fastening proves but a slight handicap, and the trapper is soon in pursuit. The girl comes upon a camping party who give her protection, driving the trapper off at point of gun. The next day, however, the trapper returns and surprising the girl, carries her off in a canoe, beating her into submission. Her cries alarm the campers and the men start off to her rescue. Although armed with guns, they ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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canada | forest | See All (2) »

Genres:

Action | Short

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1908 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Coytesville, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Color:

Black and White (tinted)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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