A Fight for Freedom; Or, Exiled to Siberia (1914)

Slowly and painfully a long line of suffering political prisoners were being brutally driven through the blinding snow to the barren wastes of Siberia, where they were destined to spend the... See full summary »

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Fraunie Fraunholz
Claire Whitney
James O'Neill
Joseph Levering ... Ivan
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Slowly and painfully a long line of suffering political prisoners were being brutally driven through the blinding snow to the barren wastes of Siberia, where they were destined to spend the balance of their lives in toil and sorrow. At the rear of the line patiently trudged a feeble old man, who in spite of his advanced years had brought the cruel vengeance of Russia down upon his head by daring to speak his mind in the interests of freedom. In the distance could be seen a small sleigh driven by an aged woman at whose side sat a strikingly beautiful girl. They were the wife and daughter of the exile, who were sharing his sad lot. In the camp of the prisoners they were allowed to live in a small hut, where they tried in vain to make the father comfortable, and soon realized that unless he could be taken back to civilization he would surely die. They sawed a hole in the floor of their hut and placed a trunk with a movable bottom over it. Then placing the old man beneath the floor they ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 1914 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Fight for Life; Or, Exiled to Siberia See more »

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Solax Film Company See more »
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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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