Chinatown Slavery (1909) HD online
Strange as it may seem to the average citizen of these enlightened times, slavery still exists, and a traffic in human beings is carried on to-day, in open defiance of the laws. True the perpetrators are heathens, and never have, nor will they ever acknowledge the laws of the government under which they gain their livelihood. How our laws are thus openly defied is clearly set forth in this picture story of an instance of slavery, recently unearthed in San Francisco by the efforts of a Presbyterian minister. Lee Chang, a Christianized Chinaman, a convert of the Bush Street Mission, had sent to China for his boyhood sweetheart, San Tao. Upon her arrival in America he places her with a Chinese family in Chinatown. After his days work he returns one evening to be greeted with the startling information that the dealers have kidnapped San Tao and spirited her away. Lee locates her hiding place, then sends to the Mission for help, and upon receiving the news the minister in charge calls ...
Released as a split reel along with Adventures of a Keg (1909).