Prof. Locksley, the famous hypnotic detective, unravels a mystery through his knowledge of the "Indian mind." The story tells of how a thug of the lowest order holds in his power a beautiful girl until Prof. Locksley gets control, and by a clever process of reasoning lands the thug behind prison bars. No detective picture hitherto produced can compare with this masterpiece of stage construction. The situations are thrilling and intense, and the Selig players have shown their versatility by so cleverly handling in a highly artistic way this really exceptional picture play.
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