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

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

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.