The supervisor of a small fishing village offers a money prize for the biggest catch of fish on a certain expedition. The young wife of John is anxious that the husband win the prize, for ... See full summary »

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John - the Fisherman
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The Fisherman's Wife
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The supervisor of a small fishing village offers a money prize for the biggest catch of fish on a certain expedition. The young wife of John is anxious that the husband win the prize, for there is shortly expected an addition to the family and the money is badly needed. The vixen of the village is in love with John but he repels her advances. On the morning of the expedition the weather is very stormy and the old fishermen feel that to go out will be dangerous, but John urged by the wife goes even against the protests of the vixen. The big storm that follows breaks up the fishing expedition and many are drowned. Many bodies are washed up on the shore but John never returns. The vixen taunts the young wife with having urged her husband to go on the voyage against the better advice of the others, and eventually makes her believe that she alone is responsible for her husband's death. This drives the young wife insane and she wanders the beach day by day looking for the lost one. At last ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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26 November 1912 (USA)  »

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