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Language: English
Category: Movie / Drama / Short
Original Title: The Mystery
Released: 1912
Video type: Movie
In this story, a young man is convicted of the murder of his sweetheart's father and is only saved at the eleventh hour by an important discovery made by his rival in love, who also was the judge who sentenced him. The real cause of the old man's death was a microscope, which acted as a sun glass and discharged an antique pistol.
Cast overview:
Ethel Elder Ethel Elder

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    A circumstantial evidence picture with a stronger situation than such usually have. The pistol had lain under a microscope. It had exploded and killed a man whom the accused had just a moment before threatened. No one saw the accident and it looked bad for the condemned man; but his innocence is proved in time to have the governor save his life. The picture appeals to one first by its pictorial excellence. It is an episode in a love story; Miss Elder plays the heroine's part and the sets as well as the photographs are commendable. The picture may pass as a feature, but it surely will be acceptable as a first-class filler. - The Moving Picture World, March 16, 1912