A Beast at Bay (1912)
17min · Short, Drama · 27 May 1912
A young, and fickle girl ( Mary Pickford ) dumps her admiring boyfriend ( Edwin August ) because she views him as a coward. Meanwhile a ruthless convict ( Alfred Paget ) has escaped and takes the girl as his hostage. After a harrowing automobile and train chase, the ex-boyfriend rescues the girl and he immediately becomes her hero, which she seals with a kiss.
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Director(s): D.W. GriffithCast: Mary Pickford, Edwin August, Alfred Paget