Northern Lights (1914)

Captain Gray, of the United States Army, detailed to quell the Indian uprising, is wounded. A courier is dispatched to Gray's home with the news. Mrs. Gray, about to become a mother, ... See full summary »

Director:

Edgar Lewis

Writers:

Edwin Barbour (play), James W. Harkins Jr. (play)

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Cast

Credited cast:
George De Carlton George De Carlton ... Lt. Charlie
Harry Knowles Harry Knowles ... Col. Gray
Katherine La Salle ... Helen Dare Sherwood
Anna Laughlin ... Dorothy Dunbar
Iva Shepard ... Florence Dunbar
William Sorelle William Sorelle ... Swiftwind (as William F. Sorrell)
Harry Spingler ... Wallace Gray
William H. Tooker William H. Tooker ... Dr. Sherwood
David Wall David Wall ... Horton
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Storyline

Captain Gray, of the United States Army, detailed to quell the Indian uprising, is wounded. A courier is dispatched to Gray's home with the news. Mrs. Gray, about to become a mother, receives a violent shock at the recital of the details of her husband's injury by the courier. The child born at this inopportune time is Wallace Gray. The prenatal influence exercised over the child at the time of his mother being informed of her husband's injury marks him as a coward. The report of a shot or the sound of an explosion throws the lad into spasms of fear. He is sent to college and there forms a strong comradeship with Swiftwind, an Indian, sent by his tribe to be educated. Wallace also forms a strong attachment for Florence Dunbar, a ward of his father, who is now Colonel Gray. Swiftwind is made acquainted with the moral defect inherent in Wallace and pities and protects him whenever the lad is made the subject of the jeers of his friends because of his born defect. Swiftwind becomes a ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1914 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Life Photo Film Corp. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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