A young man returns to the lighthouse, where his father is in charge, with the hope of marrying his adopted sister. During his absence, however, she had fallen in love with the captain of a... See full summary »

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William Welsh ...
Will - the Old Sea Dog (as William J. Welsh)
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The Adopted Daughter
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The Son - the Rejected Suitor
Edmund Mortimer ...
Captain Ned - the Sailor Sweetheart (as Edward Mortimer)
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A young man returns to the lighthouse, where his father is in charge, with the hope of marrying his adopted sister. During his absence, however, she had fallen in love with the captain of a schooner. Her only companion on the island was a dog. This dog is bitten by another while it is on the mainland and in turn the dog bites the rejected suitor. The father and adopted sister, both unable to read, do not realize that the young man is sick. The dog has been sent to the mainland for examination. The son receives a letter to the effect that the dog is affected and anyone bitten by it should come for treatment. This letter is torn up. The sister and father piece it and take it with them on their visit to the mainland to secure provisions. They are told of the young man's danger. The victim has begun to feel the first effects of the disease, though he had laughed off any possibility of his getting it. Night creeps on and with it a fog. The sea captain, returning with his aged parents for ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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8 January 1914 (USA)  »

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