The Coward (1915)

Director
Reginald Barker; Thomas H. Ince

Main cast
Frank Keenan; Charles Ray; Gertrude Claire; John Gilbert; Patricia Palmer

Genres
Drama, War, History

Description
Set during the American Civil War, Keenan stars as a Virginia colonel and Charles Ray as his weak-willed son. The son is forced, at gunpoint, by his father to enlist in the Confederate army. He is terrified by the war and deserts during a battle. The film focuses on the son's struggle to overcome his cowardice.


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