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The young American lieutenant is deeply in love with the handsome Spanish-Filipino girl, and one day, as he is visiting her in the little bamboo cottage, their love-making is interrupted by... See full summary
The young American lieutenant is deeply in love with the handsome Spanish-Filipino girl, and one day, as he is visiting her in the little bamboo cottage, their love-making is interrupted by the appearance of a corporal who bears a note that tells the young officer to report at headquarters at once, and that the next transport is to take him home. The girl cannot read but sees that his expression has changed, and asks him why. He cannot tell her, but caressing her fondly, leaves her. To headquarters he goes, and the commanding officer hands him a letter in which his father says that he has provided for his future at Washington; that he should come home at once and marry the girl to whom he is engaged. The realization of the great bearing this has on his love for the Filipino girl overwhelms him, and he sinks into a chair, dropping the letter to the floor. In this be has not been unobserved, for the girl has been peering in through the lattice, and now, stealthily, she picks up the ...

Released as a split reel along with Never Again (1910).


Cast overview:
Florence Lawrence Florence Lawrence - Rose
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