Sundered Ties (1912) Online
John Stevens, lieutenant in the regular army, U.S.A., arrives at his Southern home just before the war, when brave and intelligent men all over the land were at the parting of the ways. Every conceivable influence is brought to bear upon him to renounce allegiance and faith long established by his vocation and mature development. A mother pleads; a father reasons; a sweetheart entreats; and their welfare as well as their desires concern him deeply. They have all habitually influenced his mind, but he cannot be turned from what his own moral sense has pronounced to be his duty. He might shrink from any violation of a principle from purely benevolent purposes under ordinary circumstances and reach a decision without effort, but here is a case with much to approve on both sides, with a great preponderance of affection on the rebellious one. It takes the highest form of courage for him to renounce all that he holds dear for a principle, but his strength of character decides for him and he...
|Rodd Redwing||-||(as Red Wing)|
|J. Barney Sherry|
First release from the Broncho Motion Picture Company, which advertised "A Broncho film every Wednesday, the best film in the world".