Old Jabez Blunt, a retired sea captain, has fitted up a house like a ship, and lives with his faithful old mate, Bill Squeers. The rough old men are always quarreling, while holding a deep ... See full summary »

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Rev. Clayton
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Old Jabez Blunt, a retired sea captain, has fitted up a house like a ship, and lives with his faithful old mate, Bill Squeers. The rough old men are always quarreling, while holding a deep affection for each other. Blunt's daughter, whom he has not seen for many years, has married a minister, and she has a little boy. The Rev. Clayton has been doing missionary work in China, and secures the pulpit In Blunt's town. Blunt is overjoyed to receive a letter from Alice, telling him she is coming. The minister does not understand the old sailor, and does not approve of his manners and language. The boy, however, falls in love with his granddad, and the two become chums. Clayton tries to persuade Alice to keep the boy away, but seeing that it pains her to think of breaking up the friendship between her father and their son, he does not mention the matter again until one day the child comes running into the house as a church committee is being entertained, carrying a pail of clams, which he ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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21 May 1913 (USA)  »

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