John Calkins is a mercenary manufacturer of firearms. He has a daughter, Mary, and a son, Bobbie, who has graduated from Annapolis. The son leaves home after his furlough to join his ship. ... See full summary »

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Robert Calkins (as Wedgewood Nowell)
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John Calkins is a mercenary manufacturer of firearms. He has a daughter, Mary, and a son, Bobbie, who has graduated from Annapolis. The son leaves home after his furlough to join his ship. Larry Grady is a rough neck. His former employer willed him a steam yacht on condition he use it to make his own living by chartering it. John Calkins hears through a secret channel that Luis Fernandez, a Santa Bana revolutionist, is in this country to buy arms. He meets Fernandez. Mary goes out for a row in the bay. Her boat is upset and she is rescued by Larry Grady. Her father and Fernandez have seen the accident and arrive just as Larry and Mary reach shore. The father rewards Larry with a $50 bill for saving Mary's life. Later Mary writes him a note and thanks him and also asks him to call. He does so but arrives when the Calkins are entertaining. In his ill-fitting clothes he does not appear favorable. In the meantime Calkins has landed an order from Fernandez for the firearms. On account of ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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