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The Second in Command

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Handsome silent screen matinee idol Francis X. Bushman once again donned a dashing uniform in this romantic melodrama set during the Boer War. In his first role since leaving Chicago's Essanay company, Bushman played Lt. Col. Anstruther, who vies for the attention of Muriel Mannering (Marguerite Snow) with Major Bingham (William Clifford). The latter tricks Anstruther into believing that the girl loves Bingham, when in reality she has refused the major's proposal of marriage. When Anstruther saves...more

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