Ellida was the daughter of a lighthouse keeper, and spent many hours near the water's edge. While she was still scarcely more than a child, one of these ships put in for repairs at a ... See full summary »

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Marguerite Snow ...
The Lady from the Sea
William Russell ...
Alfred, the Sailor
William Garwood
Harry Benham
Irma Taylor
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Ellida was the daughter of a lighthouse keeper, and spent many hours near the water's edge. While she was still scarcely more than a child, one of these ships put in for repairs at a fishing village near the lighthouse, and its second officer, while on a day's outing to kill time, visited the lighthouse. He there met Ellida, whose youth and beauty he admired. While his ship was still undergoing repairs, the second officer quarreled with his captain, and a fight ensued in which the captain was killed. The guilty man escaped from the ship, and making his way to the lighthouse, forced Ellida to assist in his flight. Before going he compelled her to plight her troth with him, inventing a strange ceremony to impress her, by fastening a ring which she wore to one of his, and casting them both into the sea. As soon as he had gone, Ellida wrote, telling him that she would not consider the engagement binding. The sailor paid no attention to her letter, and simply wrote that someday he would ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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12 December 1911 (USA)  »

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