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Betsy Ross (1917)

Drama | 58 minutes
1,50 3 votes

Genre: Drama / Romance

Duration: 58 minuten

Country: United States

Directed by: George Cowl and Travers Vale

Stars: Alice Brady, John Bowers and Lillian Cook

IMDb score: 4,9 (77)

Releasedate: 16 September 1917


This movie is not available on US streaming services.


Betsy Ross plot

Betsy Griscom (Alice Brady) lives in Philadelphia as a Quaker's daughter at the start of the American Civil War. When one day her sister Clarissa, dressed in Betsy's cloak, has a meeting with Clarence Vernon (Frank Mayo), a British officer, Betsy's lover, Joseph Ashburn (John Bowers), thinks Betsy is unfaithful to him. Joseph Ashburn challenges Vernon to a duel and shoots him. Ashburn, convinced that he killed Vernon, flees and loses his coat in the river. Betsy thinks Ashburn has drowned and agrees to marry John Ross (Victor Kennard).

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Betsy Griscom

Joseph Ashburn

Carissa Griscom

Mrs. Vernon

Clarence Vernon

George Washington

Mrs. Griscom

Samuel Griscom

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