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Author: Alan CroslandSumner WilliamsJoseph BurkeRaymond McKeeRobert CainAll authors
Publisher: United States : K.E.S.E., 1917.
Series: Conquest program, no. 9.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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Miser Ebenezer Balfour attempts to cheat his nephew David from the boy's rightful inheritance by having unscrupulous ship captain Elias Hoseason kidnap the lad for the purpose of selling him as a slave in the Carolinas. David manages to escape from the ship where he had been incarcerated, along with Alan Breck, a gentleman outlaw who had boarded the ship when it hit the small boat in which he had been journeying.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Action and adventure films
Adaptations
Historical re-creations
Features
Drama
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Crosland; Sumner Williams; Joseph Burke; Raymond McKee; Robert Cain; William Wadsworth; Franklyn Hanna; John Nicholson; Walter Craven; Horace Hain; Samuel Niblack; Ray Hallor; James Levering; Robert Louis Stevenson; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; K.E.S.E. (Firm); Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 18255453
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 5Apr17; LP10571.
Originally intended for release by Forum Films, Inc., on May 7, 1917.
Nitrate deterioration printed through.
Based on the 18th century adventure novel of the same title by Robert Louis Stevenson.
A Conquest picture.
Cast: Joseph Burke, Raymond McKee, Robert Cain, William Wadsworth, Franklyn Hanna, John Nicholson, Walter Craven, Horace Hain, Samuel Niblack, Ray Hallor, James Levering.
Description: 5 reels of 5 (1803 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print. 5 reels of 5 (1803 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg. 5 reels of 5 (1803 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. arch pos.
Series Title: Conquest program, no. 9.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; director, Alan Crosland ; scenario by Sumner Williams.

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Miser Ebenezer Balfour attempts to cheat his nephew David from the boy's rightful inheritance by having unscrupulous ship captain Elias Hoseason kidnap the lad for the purpose of selling him as a slave in the Carolinas. David manages to escape from the ship where he had been incarcerated, along with Alan Breck, a gentleman outlaw who had boarded the ship when it hit the small boat in which he had been journeying. David was fleeing from slavery, Breck from being the victim of robbery and murder. After a series of adventures in the Scottish Highlands, the two, having fought and made up, return to England where they restore David's estate to him, and Breck leaves to take up the cause of his exiled Stuart king.

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