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Flirt or Heroine (1912)

Short | Short, Drama

Jean Harley goes out to visit her married sister, Mrs. Fenton, in India. She is full of life and a flirt. Dr. Kenneth Leslie, a young surgeon, falls desperately in love with her but he is very serious and becomes jealous of her flirtations...See moreJean Harley goes out to visit her married sister, Mrs. Fenton, in India. She is full of life and a flirt. Dr. Kenneth Leslie, a young surgeon, falls desperately in love with her but he is very serious and becomes jealous of her flirtations, He proposes. She likes him, but does not feel like giving up her liberty and the fun she is having. He thinks that she has been trifling with him and tells her that he never wants to see her again. Time passes and Jean begins to regret her selfish rejection. Cholera breaks out in the post, and she, resolved to show her lover she is nothing more than a flirt, or jilt, volunteers as an army nurse. He urges her to desist, but she says it is her duty and she will do it, and day by day, he sees her tenderness and courage in nursing the sick. Cholera breaks out at a station up country and they send for help. Kenneth volunteers to go. Jean sees he is ill and to persuade him, but he persuades her that it is the call of duty. He is stricken down with the malady on the way and taken to a native hut. His servant sends word to the post, and Jean insists on going to care for him. He recovers and during his convalescence, Jean with her tenderness reveals her true self and her love for the doctor, and he is not slow to declare his for her. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis See less
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Florence Turner
Jean Harley Jean Harley   See fewer
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Maurice Costello
Dr. Kenneth Leslie Dr. Kenneth Leslie   See fewer
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Julia Swayne Gordon
Mrs. Fenton - Jean's Sister Mrs. Fenton - Jean's Sister   See fewer
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Robert Gaillard
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