A Daughter of Uncle Sam (1918)

Episode One: Jessie Emerson, a young American society belle with a serious turn of mind, has adopted wireless telegraphy as a hobby. While experimenting she is visited by Von Prague, a ... See full summary »

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James C. Morton

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Cast

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Jane Vance Jane Vance ... Jessie Emerson
William Sorelle William Sorelle ... Captain Leonard Taylor
Henry Guy Carleton Henry Guy Carleton ... Henry von Prague (as Henry Carleton)
Lewis Dayton Lewis Dayton ... Lieutenant Blake
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Episode One: Jessie Emerson, a young American society belle with a serious turn of mind, has adopted wireless telegraphy as a hobby. While experimenting she is visited by Von Prague, a social adventurer, who is really the chief of America's enemies within, although posing as a loyal citizen of his adopted country. A code message picked up by the young woman operator attracts his attention and he suggests that she copy it and turn it over to Lieutenant Blake, an inventor who has been working upon a marvelous invention which promises to overthrow the traditional methods of warfare. Securing the confidence of Jessie, Von Prague copies the message and then directs one of his agents to steal the secret code used by the government. That night a group of plotters meet at the Von Prague home and, with the aid of a map, enter into a detailed discussion of spy and intrigue activities in the United States, such as I.W.W. agitations in the West, the destruction of munitions factories in the East ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 1918 (USA) See more »

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Jaxon Film Corporation See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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