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The Spirit of the Light; or, Love Watches on Through the Years (1911)

Far out in the breakers stands the old light house, its beacon kept burning by its faithful old guardian assisted by his beautiful daughter, Nan. The old sentinel of the sea is a ... See full summary »

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The Lighthouse Keeper
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The Painter's Wife
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Far out in the breakers stands the old light house, its beacon kept burning by its faithful old guardian assisted by his beautiful daughter, Nan. The old sentinel of the sea is a picturesque old structure and attracts the attention of a young artist named Philip, who secures lodgings with the old man with permission to paint a picture of the attractive scene. The next morning while busily engaged at his easel, Philip sees Nan approaching, her beauty intensified by the radiant sunlight. He asks her to allow him to paint her portrait; she consents, and he at once starts his pleasurable task. During the progress of the work he falls in love with Nan, and each day she grows fonder of him. He has very nearly completed the painting when he is suddenly called away by a telegram stating that his mother is dying. He bids Nan farewell, saying he will return and finish her portrait as soon as possible. During his absence he is stricken with fever. She does not hear from him for some time. She ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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22 April 1911 (USA)  »

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