The Girl I Left Behind Me (1915)

Western | January 1915

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HISTORY

According to reviews, some scenes were shot at Fort Assiniboine, Montana. Var noted, "The Indian tableaux deserves special ... More Less

According to reviews, some scenes were shot at Fort Assiniboine, Montana. Var noted, "The Indian tableaux deserves special mention." More Less

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Motog
13 Feb 15
p. 266.
MPN
6 Feb 15
p. 46.
MPW
20 Feb 15
p. 1140.
Variety
29 Jan 15
p. 24.
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LITERARY
Based on the play The Girl I Left Behind Me by David Belasco and Franklyn Fyles (New York, 25 Jan 1893).
DETAILS
Release Date:
January 1915
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
21 January 1915
Copyright Number:
LP5182
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

At a lonely army post in the West, a dance marking the engagement announcement of the general's daughter to Lieutenant Hawkesworth is interrupted when word arrives that the hostile Blackfoot tribe is on the warpath. Hawkesworth and the rival for his fiancée's affection, Lieutenant Parlow, are sent with the regiment to quell the uprising. Parlow turns out to be a coward at a critical moment, and after the regiment is routed, he blames Hawkesworth for the defeat. The general then orders his daughter to break her engagement and become Parlow's fiancée. The Blackfeet surround the fort, and Hawkesworth makes a daring ride through them to a neighboring fort. He brings the U.S. 6th Cavalry, who subdue the Blackfeet. Parlow's cowardice is then learned, and it is also revealed that earlier he eloped with the wife of an officer and then abandoned her. Hawkesworth and the general's daughter finally ... +


At a lonely army post in the West, a dance marking the engagement announcement of the general's daughter to Lieutenant Hawkesworth is interrupted when word arrives that the hostile Blackfoot tribe is on the warpath. Hawkesworth and the rival for his fiancée's affection, Lieutenant Parlow, are sent with the regiment to quell the uprising. Parlow turns out to be a coward at a critical moment, and after the regiment is routed, he blames Hawkesworth for the defeat. The general then orders his daughter to break her engagement and become Parlow's fiancée. The Blackfeet surround the fort, and Hawkesworth makes a daring ride through them to a neighboring fort. He brings the U.S. 6th Cavalry, who subdue the Blackfeet. Parlow's cowardice is then learned, and it is also revealed that earlier he eloped with the wife of an officer and then abandoned her. Hawkesworth and the general's daughter finally marry. +

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