The Coward

TitleThe Coward
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1915
AuthorsBarker, Reginald
Running Time1h 17min
Date Released11/14/1915
DistributorTriangle Distributing
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish intertitles
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An example of the national embrace of the Lost Cause in popular culture in the early 20th century, The Coward explores the theme of courage in battle. The elderly Winslow, a proud and prominent Virginia planter, volunteers his and his son's service to the Confederate Army. When the son deserts due to cowardice, his father takes his place. The young son redeems himself when he obtains intelligence about Union army strategy and conveys it to the Confederate army.

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