Mae Thornton, a young heiress, is besieged by a number of admirers at her residing place, so much so that her father buys a yacht. As the captain is in need of a crew, he advertises for it ... See full summary »

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Jack - the Principal Suitor
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Mae Thornton (as Elsie McLeod)
Harry B. Eytinge ...
Mr. Thornton - Mae's Father (as Harry Eytinge)
Harry Linson ...
Captain of the Yacht
Wadsworth Harris ...
A Suitor
William Bailey ...
A Suitor
John Webb Dillion ...
A Suitor (as John Dillon)
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A Suitor
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Mae Thornton, a young heiress, is besieged by a number of admirers at her residing place, so much so that her father buys a yacht. As the captain is in need of a crew, he advertises for it in the daily newspapers. Mae innocently apprises each one of her suitors of her father's intentions. Having seen the captain's advertisement in the paper tor a number of sailors, the young men apply at once tor the positions and are accepted. All goes well on the yacht until father discovers that the sailors are no other than Mae's suitors, and gets angry. He is now willing to give his daughter's hand to the one who will save her from drowning. So she throws her hat and veil overboard, yells and hides. The sailors, hearing her screams, and seeing her hat and veil in the water, jump overboard, with the exception of Jack, who cannot swim. Jack seems to be the one man Mae really loves, so her father offers his daughter's hand to him. When the sailors get aboard the yacht again, they see the joke and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Comedy | Romance | Short

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11 October 1911 (USA)  »

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