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The Blood Red Tape of Charity
B&W : [?] One or Two? reels
Directed by Edwin August
Cast: Edwin August [William Weldon], Lon Chaney [?] [Marx, a gentleman thief or the pawnbroker]?
Powers Picture Plays production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated. / Produced by Pat Powers. Scenario by [?] Edwin August? / Released 26 September 1913. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Chaney appeared unbilled. [?] Blake-Films p. 2 lists the film as a one-reeler, but a quoted review (Blake-Films p. 3) implies that the film was released in two reels.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in Blake-Films pp. 2-3.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Accidents - Charity - Crime: Theft - Criminals: Thieves - Law: Enforcement: Police: Policemen - Poverty
Listing updated: 6 May 2011.
References: Blake-Films pp. 2-3 : Website-Chaney; Website-IMDb.