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* MixedAncestry: The intertitles say that Juan is a "halfbreed," and yes, they spell that without a space or a hyphen. No further details are given, other than the fact that he regards the Mexicans as being his people. Most likely, he's supposed to be a mestizo.
* TwilightOfTheOldWest: And made when that era was still current!

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* MixedAncestry: The intertitles say that Juan is a "halfbreed," and yes, they spell that without a space or a hyphen. No further details are given, other than the fact that he regards the Mexicans as being his people. Most likely, he's supposed to be a mestizo.
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%%* TwilightOfTheOldWest: And made when that era was still current!


* MixedAncestry: The intertitles say that Juan is a "halfbreed," and yes, they spell it without a space or a hyphen. No further details are given, other than the fact that he regards the Mexicans as being his people. Most likely, he's supposed to be a mestizo.

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* MixedAncestry: The intertitles say that Juan is a "halfbreed," and yes, they spell it that without a space or a hyphen. No further details are given, other than the fact that he regards the Mexicans as being his people. Most likely, he's supposed to be a mestizo.


* MixedAncestry: The intertitles say that Juan is a "halfbreed," and yes, they spell it without a hyphen. No further details are given, other than the fact that he regards the Mexicans as being his people. Most likely, he's supposed to be a mestizo.

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* MixedAncestry: The intertitles say that Juan is a "halfbreed," and yes, they spell it without a space or a hyphen. No further details are given, other than the fact that he regards the Mexicans as being his people. Most likely, he's supposed to be a mestizo.


* MixedAncestry: The intertitles say that Juan is a "halfbreed." No further details are given, other than the fact that he regards the Mexicans as being his people. Most likely, he's supposed to be a mestizo.

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* MixedAncestry: The intertitles say that Juan is a "halfbreed." "halfbreed," and yes, they spell it without a hyphen. No further details are given, other than the fact that he regards the Mexicans as being his people. Most likely, he's supposed to be a mestizo.

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* MixedAncestry: The intertitles say that Juan is a "halfbreed." No further details are given, other than the fact that he regards the Mexicans as being his people. Most likely, he's supposed to be a mestizo.


* TheCavalry: After Dora helps him escape, Juan finds an American patrol. He then leads them as they charge over to the homestead to rescue Dora and her father. In the surviving copy, we see them reach the homestead, but we don't see them fight the Mexicans because that's the scene that's missing.

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* TheCavalry: After Dora helps him escape, Juan finds an American patrol. He then leads them as they charge over to the homestead to rescue Dora and her father. In the surviving copy, we see them reach the homestead, but we don't actually see them fight the Mexicans because that's the scene that's missing.


The movie's last scene is lost, resulting in surviving copies ending abruptly just when the U.S. army has shown up to save the day.

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The movie's last scene is lost, resulting in surviving copies it ending abruptly just when the U.S. army has shown up to save the day.



* TheCavalry: After Dora helps him escape, Juan finds an American patrol. He then leads them as they charge over to the homestead to rescue Dora and her father.

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* TheCavalry: After Dora helps him escape, Juan finds an American patrol. He then leads them as they charge over to the homestead to rescue Dora and her father. In the surviving copy, we see them reach the homestead, but we don't see them fight the Mexicans because that's the scene that's missing.

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The movie's last scene is lost, resulting in surviving copies ending abruptly just when the U.S. army has shown up to save the day.

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[[caption-width-right:350:He will not fight his own people... unless, of course, Dora happens to get hurt in the shoot-out she's about to participate in]]


'''The Bravery of Dora''' is a 1912 short Western film.

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'''The ''The Bravery of Dora''' Dora'' is a 1912 short Western film.

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'''The Bravery of Dora''' is a 1912 short Western film.

The vivacious title character lives on a homestead with her elderly father. One day, they rescue a "halfbreed" named Juan, who falls in love with Dora. Meanwhile, some U.S. soldiers are being pursued by Mexican soldiers, presumably part of a border incident related to the then-ongoing [[UsefulNotes/TheMexicanRevolution Mexican Revolution]]. The U.S. soldiers take refuge at the homestead, and a shoot-out with the Mexicans ensues. However, the Mexicans prevail and capture the homestead. Juan is sentenced to die for treason, but the resourceful Dora has a plan to rescue him.

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* ActionGirl: Dora participates in the shoot-out with the Mexicans and later takes the initiative in saving Juan.
* BindleStick: Juan is carrying one when he's found by Dora and her father.
* TheCavalry: After Dora helps him escape, Juan finds an American patrol. He then leads them as they charge over to the homestead to rescue Dora and her father.
* DistressedDude: After being sentenced to die, Juan is locked in a room, but Dora comes to his rescue.
* TheDulcineaEffect: Juan at first refuses to fight against his own people. Then Dora is non-fatally shot, and he promptly takes up a gun.
* IWillPunishYourFriendForYourFailure: After the Mexican commander finds out that Dora freed Juan, he decides to punish her by having her father executed instead.
* TwilightOfTheOldWest: And made when that era was still current!
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