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The Sea Lily (1916)

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On a lonely island, several miles from shore, lived a lighthouse keeper and his assistant, Dan. The loneliness of his life prematurely aged the keeper. One evening during the monotonous ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Thomas Jefferson ...
The Lighthouse Keeper
Burton Law ...
Dan - the Lighthouse Keeper's Assistant (as Burton C. Law)
Zoe Rae ...
Little Mary (as Zoe Bech)
Buster Emmons ...
Little Edgar
Frank Newburg ...
Edgar Reynolds
Marjorie Ellison ...
Mary Willis
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On a lonely island, several miles from shore, lived a lighthouse keeper and his assistant, Dan. The loneliness of his life prematurely aged the keeper. One evening during the monotonous routine of caring for the lights, he observed a storm breaking, and throughout the night the keeper and his assistant kept a watchful vigil. With the dawn, the storm broke. Through his marine glasses the keeper scanned the shore in search of wreckage. Close to the island he discovered a few spars thrown roughly together drifting inward with the tide. Hastening to the beach he discovered a tiny form lashed to the raft. Wading out, he found a little girl half unconscious. Dan, his assistant, hurried to him, and as the keeper carried the child ashore, the younger man noticed a bottle drop from the raft. Picking this up, he discovered that it contained papers, and after breaking the bottle he found this to consist of some letters and a will identifying the child. The little girl was taken to the lighthouse... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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8 June 1916 (USA)  »

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