Destiny Is Changeless (1912)Short, Drama · 5 January 1912
Pierre LeNoir and High MacDonald are both in love with Maimie Cameron, but she favors MacDonald. LeNoir calls on her and MacDonald comes in while they are together, and this causes LeNoir to understand why it is that Maimie is indifferent to his (LeNoir's) attentions. They fight in Maimie's presence and in order to avoid murder, she says she will marry the one who will bring her the first silver-fox skin. They both set out together. LeNoir with a bitter hatred in his heart for MacDonald, but MacDonald has a kindly feeling for LeNoir. MacDonald sets out in a canoe, while LeNoir is stealthily following the canoe by lurking among the trees and bushes along the waterfront. After a while, MacDonald sees a place in the beach which he thinks will be suitable and he lands there, not knowing that every movement he makes is being watched. LeNoir, on the opposite shore, sees MacDonald, and swims across the stream. MacDonald is leaning over a piece of venison when he sees a shadow. He springs up to find himself face to face with LeNoir, who has the knife poised to strike at him. As they are locked in each other's arms in a hand-to-hand fight, they suddenly spring apart as they hear or see the approach of Indians. MacDonald three times saves LeNoir's life, but after the fight LeNoir shrinks from the hand MacDonald offers him and skulks away in the woods. A few weeks later MacDonald Is seen with a silver-fox skin in his possession. He puts it inside of his blouse and prepares to gather some leaves, preparatory to going to bed, but he is caught in a bear trap. LeNoir finds him in a helpless condition and assists him, after deciding whether to take the silver-fox's skin and get the reward he so desired, but he becomes conscience-stricken and helps MacDonald to Maimie's door, where he leaves the two to their happiness.
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Cast: Lillian Christy, Tom Fortune, Robert Thornby