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Brooke Travers, a young society man of a roving disposition and much leisure, gets into a cab with his valet and his trunks, to go to his yacht for a cruise. Arriving at the pier, the ... See full summary »

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Oscar Eagle

Writer:

Richard Harding Davis (play)
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John Barrymore ... Brooke Travers
Charlotte Ives ... Lucy Sheridan
Ruby Hoffman ... Juanita
Ivan F. Simpson ... Simpson
Walter Craven ... Gen. Campos
Robert Broderick ... Col. Bowie
Esther Lyon Esther Lyon ... Mrs. Bowie
Henry West Henry West ... Rev. Bostick (as Harry West)
Mario Majeroni Mario Majeroni ... Gen. Rivas
Thomas McGrath Thomas McGrath ... Duffy
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Brooke Travers, a young society man of a roving disposition and much leisure, gets into a cab with his valet and his trunks, to go to his yacht for a cruise. Arriving at the pier, the cabman demands an exorbitant charge for his fare, and, upon Travers resenting the charge, he is again soaked by the cabman, this time with his capable fists. Travers strikes back, and the cabman falls, his head hitting a curbstone. The ambulance surgeon arrives, pronounces the man dying, and advises Travers to flee. Taking the advice and the cab, Travers and his valet hasten for another wharf, and take ship for Central America. As they are landing at the little port of Porto Banos, the consul of that place, who is also an instigator of revolutions, offers to let Travers take his credentials and pose as Dictator in his place, pretending to be afraid of the yellow fever, but really because he has learned of a new revolution, and is afraid of his life. Travers, fearing the law is already on his track, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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A thrillingly humorous photo-adaptation of the famous melodramatic comedy.

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The Dictator ( 1915 ) is a lost silent film. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 1915 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Cuba

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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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