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The Slave Market (1917)

Ramona is the daughter of the governor of Port Royal. She is a school girl living in Spain. John Barton, a soldier of fortune, is cast ashore in Spain penniless and scrapes an acquaintance ... See full summary »

Director:

Hugh Ford

Writers:

Clara Beranger (scenario) (as Clara S. Beranger), Frederic Arnold Kummer (play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
Pauline Frederick ... Ramona
Thomas Meighan ... John Barton
Al Hart ... Firebrand (as Albert Hart)
Ruby Hoffman ... Anna
Wellington A. Playter Wellington A. Playter ... Portugese Joe (as Wellington Playter)
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Ramona is the daughter of the governor of Port Royal. She is a school girl living in Spain. John Barton, a soldier of fortune, is cast ashore in Spain penniless and scrapes an acquaintance with Ramona by rescuing one of her pets. He is putting up at a rather questionable tavern where he learns of a huge treasure buried by Firebrand, a pirate, and secures plans of the spot in which it is concealed. Ramona sails for Port Royal and Barton is on the same ship. Firebrand attacks the ship and captures as part of his booty Ramona, whom he appropriates for himself after Barton has been knocked overboard in her defense. Until the acquisition of Ramona, Firebrand's favorite has been Anna, who now becomes jealous of the Spanish beauty. After attempting to make Ramona accept his attentions peacefully, Firebrand vents his wrath upon her and orders her confined in one of his cabins. Barton, recovering from his injuries sufficiently to make his way ashore, stumbles upon the cabin in which Ramona is ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 1917 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Slavinden See more »

Filming Locations:

Cuba

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The original play opened at the Playhouse Theater in New York City on March 5, 1913, and closed after two performances. It was directed by John Cromwell. See more »

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