The scene is laid in a little fishing village located on a rocky coast and just around a point from the lighthouse. For several years past a number of vessels have been wrecked in a ... See full summary »

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A Young Sailor
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The Young Sailor's Sweetheart - the Wrecker's Daughter
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The scene is laid in a little fishing village located on a rocky coast and just around a point from the lighthouse. For several years past a number of vessels have been wrecked in a mysterious manner between the village and the lighthouse. There were several well-known fishermen in the place, who could have told why if they wished, and could have told of the beacon fire on a ledge of rock, between the two projecting cliffs beyond the town, which stood at the edge of the sea and whose top commanded a view far and near. The fire was only visible from the ocean side of the cliffs. These men were secretly wreckers and one of them had a young and innocent daughter, who never dreamed of her father's business. She had two lovers, the favored one a young sailor, the other was a young man above the village people in birth and education, and was an assistant to the old doctor there. He and his rival had been the best of friends until the girl made a choice between them, when a quarrel leading ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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7 October 1912 (USA)  »

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Nell Shipman (_Silent Screen & My Talking Heart,_ p. 40) claims that she sold a script of this title to Vitagraph in 1911. See more »

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