Captain Courtesy (1915)

In 1840, while California is ruled by Mexico, American settlers are in constant danger from Mexican marauders. After a band of Mexican soldiers led by American renegade George Granville ... See full summary »

Writers:

Edward Childs Carpenter (novel), Phillips Smalley (scenario)

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Cast overview:
Dustin Farnum ... Leonardo Davis (Captain Courtesy)
Winifred Kingston ... Eleanor
Courtenay Foote ... George Granville
Herbert Standing Herbert Standing ... Father Reinaldo
Jack Hoxie ... Martinez (as Hart Hoxie)
Carl von Schiller Carl von Schiller ... Jocoso
Winona Brown Winona Brown ... Indian Girl Servant
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In 1840, while California is ruled by Mexico, American settlers are in constant danger from Mexican marauders. After a band of Mexican soldiers led by American renegade George Granville kill the parents of Leonardo Davis, he vows vengeance and begins a career as a masked highwayman who terrorizes the Mexican offenders. Because Leonardo gives his plunder to those Americans who have been robbed, and he protects the women, children, poor, and helpless from attacks, he becomes known as "Captain Courtesy." At the San Fernando Mission, Leonardo falls in love with Eleanor, the orphaned ward of Father Reinaldo. For Eleanor's sake, Leonard renounces his mission of vengeance and joins the California Riflemen. When Granville learns about a cache of gold hidden at the Mission, he organizes an attack. Leonardo crashes through the stained glass window on his horse and rides to General Stephen Kearny's troops encamped in Los Angeles, who then rout the Mexicans. When Granville boldly admits that he ... Written by Pamela Short

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A ROMANTIC STORY OF THE MEXICAN OCCUPATION OF CALIFORNIA 1840-1845 (original poster-all caps) See more »


Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 1915 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En stråtrövares romans See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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