Adam Bede (1918)

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Drama set in 1850. Squire's grandson saves farmer's niece from charge of murdering bastard baby.

The incomplete Archive copy has footage of Adam, Hetty, and Dinah in prison cell on the morning of the execution. Intertitle "Bring me proof that the child is alive and I will order a reprieve." Shot of poster stating "£100.00 reward. Burnham Wood tragedy. Child taken from above woods...Capt. Arthur Donnithorne". Gypsies return child in the nick of time. Intertitle "Time the great healer had done his work and Miss Vanity's dream came true." Footage of a wedding.

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