Leila, a gypsy maiden, is in love with a handsome youth who came to her rescue when she was attacked by a couple of ruffians. An innocent flirtation follows and the ardent blood of the ... See full summary
A Gypsy's Love (1912) Online
Leila, a gypsy maiden, is in love with a handsome youth who came to her rescue when she was attacked by a couple of ruffians. An innocent flirtation follows and the ardent blood of the gypsy becomes inflamed. She takes the attentions of the youth seriously. He later marries a young woman of his choice and after an interval of a few years they have a beautiful child. This little one, left in charge of a careless maid, wanders away across the fields and is soon lost to view in a meadow of goldenrod. The child becomes weary, seats itself in the midst of the flowers. It so transpires that the band of gypsies passes. Leila, the gypsy maiden is among them. They see the child. Thinking that they will receive a reward for finding it, they carry the little one away. The distracted parents, after a vain search, believe their darling dead, yet continue the search, heart-broken, with hope abandoned. Through a newspaper, inadvertently dropped, Leila learns the identity of the child, and in a ...
|Dot Farley||-||Leila, the Gypsy Girl|
|Randolph Grey||-||Jack Langley - Leila's Sweetheart|
|Dorothea Grey||-||Leila's Daughter - as an Adult|
This was not the first release of the Shamrock Film Company, a subsidiary of the St. Louis Motion Picture Company; they had been producing one-reel films at the rate of twice a week for several months, and in February 1912 had begun a brief affiliation with National Film Distribution Company which lasted until its demise in March 1912.