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The Counterfeiter
(191?) American
B&W : Two reels
Directed by (unknown)

Cast: (unknown)

New York Motion Picture Company production [Kay-Bee]. / Produced by Thomas H. Ince. / Released 19 February [?] 191?. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / [?] Same film as The Counterfeiters (1913)?

Drama: Western.

Synopsis: [Contemporary description (as reproduced in Tarbox-Lost page ?)] In a series of thrilling scenes the counterfeiter escapes to the west. The government detective trails him, and on the eve of his daughter’s wedding arrests him. To save his child from disgrace, during an Indian attack, the counterfeiter fights like a fiend, and is finally killed by the redskins, and the detective does not divulge the secret of his identity.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Native Americans - Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives

Listing updated: 19 March 2004.

References: Tarbox-Lost pp. 82, 106, 279.

 
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