The Kidnapped Bride (1914)

Lena's two jilted suitors try to stop her from marrying another man.


Frank Griffin (as Frank C. Griffin)


Frank Griffin


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Cast overview:
Eva Bell Eva Bell ... Lena Krautheimer
Raymond McKee ... Emil Schweitzer
Frank Griffin Frank Griffin ... Tango (as Frank C. Griffin)
Oliver Hardy ... Daniel Cassidy (as Babe Hardy)


Lena Krautheimer and Daniel Cassidy, escorted by Cassidy's brother officers, leave the house for the church, where they are to be married. Emil Schweitzer and Tango Heinze, two of Lena's rejected lovers, are fished out of the river, where they have attempted to commit suicide. After being revived they start for home and on the way meet the wedding party returning from the church. Angered, they plan to kidnap Lena. A fight is started, the officers leave the side of the bridal carriage. Emil and Heinze dash in, throw out the groom and gallop away with the bride. The groom (Cassidy) returns with the officers and all dash off after the kidnappers. Arriving at the minister's, Emil and Heinze have a dispute as to who shall lave the bride; they fight. Emil knocks Heinze out and Lena knocks Emil out, just as the rescue party arrive on the scene. Lena faints in the arms of her chosen husband, while the cops give three cheers. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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4 July 1914 (USA) See more »

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