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The Mission of Mr. Foo

Author: John H CollinsHelen ChandlerCarlton KingBigelow CooperWilliam Bechtel, Mrs.All authors
Publisher: United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1915.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mr. Foo, a mandarin of the lost Chinese Empire, gives an old necklace bearing a Chinese inscription to Florence, who does mission work in the Chinese quarter of Washington, D.C., and is the daughter of a high Government official. Florence's parents have the Chinese ambassador translate the inscription which identifies Mr. Foo as a traitor to the new Chinese Republic. The ambassador's secretary spies on Foo and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Spy films and programs
Shorts
Drama
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John H Collins; Helen Chandler; Carlton King; Bigelow Cooper; William Bechtel, Mrs.; Gladys Hulette; T Tamamoto; Otto Kobe; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 19590287
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 24Feb15; LP4534.
Cast: Carlton King, Bigelow Cooper, Mrs. William Bechtel, Gladys Hulette, T. Tamamoto, Otto Kobe.
Description: 1 reel of 1 (422 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print. 1 reel of 1 (422 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; director, John H. Collins ; story, Helen Chandler.

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Mr. Foo, a mandarin of the lost Chinese Empire, gives an old necklace bearing a Chinese inscription to Florence, who does mission work in the Chinese quarter of Washington, D.C., and is the daughter of a high Government official. Florence's parents have the Chinese ambassador translate the inscription which identifies Mr. Foo as a traitor to the new Chinese Republic. The ambassador's secretary spies on Foo and locates his secret apartment where plans are being made for a rebellion in China. The next day the ambassador visits Foo and reveals his knowledge of the traitor's plans; the ambassador persuades Foo to drink the deadly poison that he has brought rather than be tortured by the Chinese Government.

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