This dramatic story deals with a mountebank and his wife and their house on wheels. The little house has been the happy home of this couple for a long time, but one day the inevitable woman... See full summary
Over the Cliff (1911) Online
This dramatic story deals with a mountebank and his wife and their house on wheels. The little house has been the happy home of this couple for a long time, but one day the inevitable woman who has nothing to do but to look pretty and ride around, meets the mountebank and is fascinated by his easy grace and romantic life. A mutual attachment springs up between them and the poor little wife is left out in the cold. Day after day she bears this humiliation until she finally rebels and makes an effort to stab her rival, but is frustrated by her husband, who then turns her out of his home. The little traveling house rests on the edge of a great cliff overlooking the sea, and to render it safe from possible dislodgement by the winds which sweep the promontory, the wheels are blocked. The unhappy wife, one day seeing her husband and the object of his attachment enter this house, steals forward and removes the blocks from beneath the wheels. In a moment the wagon has gained momentum and in ...
Released in the US as a split reel along with the comedy Max hat sich in der Etage geirrt (1910) and the documentary Winter Sports at Lucerne (1911).
Original French title is undetermined