The Ring and the Man (1914)

Bruce McRae, the distinguished dramatic actor, makes his first appearance on the screen in the popular story of love and politics, "The Ring and the Man," by Cyrus Townsend Brady. The ... See full summary »

Director:

Francis Powers

Writer:

Cyrus Townsend Brady (novel)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Bruce McRae ... George Gormly, alias of George Fordyce
Helen Aubrey Helen Aubrey ... Mrs. Jim Martin
Wellington A. Playter Wellington A. Playter ... William Haldane
Robert Broderick ... Jim Martin
Violet Horner ... Eleanor Haldane
Albert Andruss Albert Andruss ... Chief of Police
Charles Douglass Charles Douglass ... The Sheriff
Albert S. Howson Albert S. Howson ... Fordyce's Secretary
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Bruce McRae, the distinguished dramatic actor, makes his first appearance on the screen in the popular story of love and politics, "The Ring and the Man," by Cyrus Townsend Brady. The commanding personality and splendid poise of Bruce McRae fit him peculiarly for the role of Gormly, the man whose bravery and self-possession in the face of crucial circumstances enable him to successfully oppose the corrupt forces of the gigantic political ring that is trying to ruin him. Gormly's real name is Fordyce, but the shadow of a crime which hangs over his past has caused him to change it to Gormly, by which name he is known to his business associates and the public, who respect him as a great merchant prince and reform candidate for mayor. Back of Gormly's ambition is a good and beautiful woman, Eleanor Haldane, whose father is president of the Gotham Traction Co., a powerful corporation which has always controlled the city's administration. The Gotham Company and Gormly become involved in ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 1914 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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