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A Militant Suffragette (1913)

Die Suffragette (original title)
Nelly's mother is a suffragette and persuades her daughter to join the good cause. Placing a bomb under Lord William's chair love develops between the two.


Urban Gad


Urban Gad




Credited cast:
Asta Nielsen ... Nelly Panburne
Max Landa Max Landa ... Lord William Ascue
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charly Berger Charly Berger
Fred Immler Fred Immler
Adele Reuter-Eichberg Adele Reuter-Eichberg
Mary Scheller Mary Scheller ... Mutter Panburne
Herr Schroot Herr Schroot ... Vater Panburne


The indifferent reception by her mother who is a zealous worker in the suffragette cause, drives Nellie, just returned from a long absence at boarding school, and her father to her sister's home. While enjoying the pleasures of life in the country, the young girl is attracted by a passing horseman, who later proves to be Lord Ascue, a member of Parliament. All efforts to meet him are thwarted by her companions to whom the stranger is known. She even goes so far as to invent ways of meeting him which fail until the news is brought her of a chance to be introduced at a forthcoming garden party. In the meantime one of the girl's companions, having gained her father's permission to lay siege to her heart, takes advantage of Ascue's inability to attend the party, to plead his cause, but without success. The downcast lover confides his failure to the girl's father, whose interference in the case provokes her to return to her mother. The discontent of her daughter offers the mother the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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April 1914 (USA) See more »

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