Fighting Death (1914)

Clara, a pretty little school teacher, is courted by two young mountaineers. She favors Jim Mason, who is the postmaster of the village, and Harry Barford, his rival, determines to get Jim ... See full summary »

Director:

Herbert Blaché

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Cast

Cast overview:
Claire Whitney ... Clara
Rodman Law ... Jim Mason
Constance Bennett Constance Bennett ... Stunt Double for Clara
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Clara, a pretty little school teacher, is courted by two young mountaineers. She favors Jim Mason, who is the postmaster of the village, and Harry Barford, his rival, determines to get Jim out of the way, so that he can win her. Jim and Clara decide to marry as soon as Jim has enough money. Harry sees his chance and offers Jim $500 to manage an illicit whiskey still during his absence. Clara's scruples are overcome by the thought of an early marriage and Jim reluctantly consents. Harry immediately informs the sheriff and a posse is sent to arrest Jim. But Billy, the village idiot, who has fallen asleep while playing his little tin flute, overhears the conversation between Harry and the sheriff and informs Clara of Jim's danger. Jim hides in the woods upon the approach of the posse and, meeting Clara, they flee, both riding on the same horse. A long chase through the snow-covered mountains in which they are closely pressed by the sheriff's posse, forces them to a spot among the jagged ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 1914 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Moonshiners See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Solax Film Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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