The story tells of a matador, the leading figure in the Spanish bull ring, whose lady love proves fickle. He finds her in a restaurant with another man, quarrels with the latter, and the two adjourn to the courtyard, where a duel in the Spanish fashion, with daggers and a cloak wound round the arm, ends in the matador wounding his rival. The lady goes off with the wounded man, and the matador despondently takes his way to the ring, and from his dressing room sends a reproachful note to the lady, in which he expresses a fear that his impending appearance in the ring will be his last. This communication the girl tears up, and with her lover makes her way to the ring to see the sport. The following scene gives us glimpses alternately of the girl and her companions watching the bull baiting and of the actual scenes in the ring, which have been obviously taken from a real bull fight, and are a most realistic record of the Spanish national sport. Men with red cloaks madden the bull, lead it...
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