Behind the Stockade (1911)

Major Williams is engaged in tobacco culture and employs many natives and half breeds. His daughter, Florence, is quite a favorite on the ranch and has attracted the attention of Pedro, the... See full summary »

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Mary Pickford ... Florence Williams
Owen Moore ... Billy Thompson
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Major Williams is engaged in tobacco culture and employs many natives and half breeds. His daughter, Florence, is quite a favorite on the ranch and has attracted the attention of Pedro, the half-breed overseer. Billy Thompson, from the States, the betrothed of Florence, is invited to sojourn at the ranch to join the Major in hunting while basking in the smiles of his daughter. This is noted by the overseer with a feeling of intense hatred. Billy arrives and is being shown over the plantation when he observes the cruelties of Pedro. He comes on him while he has a native hitched to a cart. The anger of Billy is aroused and he compels Pedro to release the tortured Filippino. Pedro is incensed and resolves to wreak summary vengeance on the planter and his family. He goes to the chief of a wild tribe, and tells him that Major Williams is ill-treating the natives. He incites the chief to plan an uprising by telling him that the landed property should of rights belong to the natives and the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 1911 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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As of 2004, this is presumed to be a lost film. See more »

Connections

Featured in Flicker Flashbacks No. 1, Series 5 (1947) See more »

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