~The Ruse~
1915
Directed by:
William H. Clifford
William S. Hart

Written by:
J.G. Hawks
Thomas H. Ince
A.R. Johnson
C. Gardner Sullivan
~Cast~

William S. Hart ... 'Bat' Peters
Clara Williams ... May Dawson
John Davidson ... Jim Folsom
Fanny Midgley ... Mrs. Dawson
Gertrude Claire ... Holds May captive
Shorty Hamilton ... A Cowboy (uncredited)
Bob Kortman ... A Gangster (uncredited)
~Remaining Credits~

Production Companies:
Broncho Film Company
New York Motion Picture

Distribution Company: Mutual Film

Produced by: Thomas H. Ince
Cinematography by: Robert Doran

Length: 2 Reels
Runtime: 28 Minutes
Released: July 14, 1915

Filmed on location in Edenville, California, USA
~Plot Synopsis~
"Bat" Peters, reformed gunfighter turned prospector, travels to Chicago to collect on a business deal
with a mine promoter who turns out to be crooked.