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DATE
PAGE
MPN
29 Jul 16
p. 607.
MPN
16 Sep 16
p. 1725.
MPW
23 Sep 16
p. 1822, 2034
NYDM
5 Feb 16
p. 715.
Variety
15 Sep 16
p. 25.
Wid's
7 Sep 16
p. 844.
DETAILS
Release Date:
11 September 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Blue Bird Photoplays, Inc.
Copyright Date:
28 August 1916
Copyright Number:
LP9021
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

During a rebellion in Mexico, Nina Garcia, a diplomat's daughter, is forced to become a spy for the revolutionaries. She works as a nurse in a military hospital and steals papers for the rebels, but officials finally discover her involvement in enemy espionage. Just as soldiers arrest her, she performs an experiment on herself, hoping to prove the worth of Dr. Ralph Hamlin's serum for gangrene. Unimpressed by her bravery and unmoved by Ralph's pleas for a pardon, the government orders her shot after her recovery from the injection. Finally, United States troops arrive and save Nina from ... +


During a rebellion in Mexico, Nina Garcia, a diplomat's daughter, is forced to become a spy for the revolutionaries. She works as a nurse in a military hospital and steals papers for the rebels, but officials finally discover her involvement in enemy espionage. Just as soldiers arrest her, she performs an experiment on herself, hoping to prove the worth of Dr. Ralph Hamlin's serum for gangrene. Unimpressed by her bravery and unmoved by Ralph's pleas for a pardon, the government orders her shot after her recovery from the injection. Finally, United States troops arrive and save Nina from execution. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Espionage


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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