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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Thomas Jefferson ...
The Lighthouse Keeper
Burton Law ...
Dan - the Lighthouse Keeper's Assistant (as Burton C. Law)
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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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