Peter's Pledge (1913)

Peter Lang, a retired army veteran, receives a pension which is just enough to enable him to live comfortably in a cozy flat and to keep a Chinese man servant. In his younger days Peter had... See full summary »

Director:

Barry O'Neil

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Peter Lang ... Peter Lang
Mrs. George W. Walters Mrs. George W. Walters ... Sally Nelson
Edit

Storyline

Peter Lang, a retired army veteran, receives a pension which is just enough to enable him to live comfortably in a cozy flat and to keep a Chinese man servant. In his younger days Peter had been a wild one, but now, being paralyzed from his knees down, is confined to a chair built especially to accommodate his mountainous anatomy, Peter weighing over 300 lbs. To the arm of this chair is fastened his old cavalry saber. His life is not dull, however, for almost every day he has as guests a half dozen old veterans like himself. At their rallies the bottle flows freely and their numerous toasts to the "old days" often go to their heads. Peter's cousin, Moriah Lang, is desirous of reforming Peter, so when she dies, rather than leave him her fortune of $20,000 to drink himself to death with, she alms to kill two birds with one stone by leaving the money to Sally Nelson, an old maid friend, with the proviso that she marry Peter and share the fortune with him, her idea being that married to a... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Short | Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 January 1913 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed