The Profligate (1911)

Pauline, eldest daughter of Mons. Revere, has persuaded an old friend of her father's to teach her fencing. While in Paris, Pauline meets the dashing young captain of Hussars, Paul Dubois, ... See full summary »

Director:

Francis Boggs

Writer:

Lanier Bartlett

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Cast

Cast overview:
Hobart Bosworth ... Captain Dubois - the Profligate
Eugenie Besserer ... Pauline Revere - the Wronged Wife
Fred Huntley ... M. Lamotte - the Fencing Master
Betty Harte ... Mercedes - Pauline's Sister
Count Alberti Count Alberti ... M. George Revere
George Hernandez George Hernandez ... Napoleon Bonaparte
Frank Richardson Frank Richardson ... General Favar
Herbert Rawlinson ... Captain Lafayette
Tom Santschi ... Lieutenant Jarbeau (as William Santschi)
Nick Cogley ... The Landlord (as Nicholas Cogley)
Leo Pierson ... The Boy
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Pauline, eldest daughter of Mons. Revere, has persuaded an old friend of her father's to teach her fencing. While in Paris, Pauline meets the dashing young captain of Hussars, Paul Dubois, and immediately they fall in love. They are married and she remains in Paris. Their happiness is rudely interrupted by a call to arms for the captain. Napoleon with his staff is watching the battle, and Paul is carried to the rear sorely wounded. Mercedes has become a nurse, and is appointed to care for this patient. She little dreams he is the husband of her sister. The captain and Mercedes develop an infatuation for each other, and poor little Mercedes writes her sister that though she has never seen her husband, she will soon present her own. Pauline, her father and the master go to the hospital and Mercedes is overjoyed at seeing them. They go to a near-by inn, when who should come in search of Mercedes but the captain. Pauline quickly realizes the situation. He hurries away and sends a letter ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Drama | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 July 1911 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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