Magua, a worthless, treacherous chief, is expelled from his tribe and becomes a guide in the army. His drunkenness causes him to be lashed and drummed from the fort. He endures the punishment with Indian-like stolidity and bides his time to be revenged upon Major Monroe, who ordered him flogged. Soon after Magua is hired at another fort. Judge of his delight when he finds his first mission is to guide his enemy's two beautiful daughters to their father. He arranges a trap from which they are rescued through the heroism of Hawkeye. Chingachgook and Uncas, the last of the Mohicans. Magua is wounded, but escapes and, rallying a large war party of Iroquois braves, he leads them close upon the track. They capture the two girls, David, their singing teacher and Duncan Heyward, a gallant officer. Magua tells Cora Munroe that her father had him flogged and that she must become his squaw. He promises if she will do so, he will free Heyward, David and Alice, her younger sister. Cora agrees to ...
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Version of The Last of the Mohicans