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The Path of Duty (1910)

Philip Trask is a member of the revenue service and his duties have brought him frequently to the little home of the Masons. The father is a fisherman, one of those rugged, big-hearted ... See full summary »

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Philip Trask is a member of the revenue service and his duties have brought him frequently to the little home of the Masons. The father is a fisherman, one of those rugged, big-hearted followers of the sea, and he is proud when Phil asks Maude's hand in marriage. He likes the alert young officer whose energies promise early promotion, and the course of true love flows smoothly. But the sun does not always shine and one day Mason finds a boat overturned by the waves in the storm of the night before, and beside the boat lies the senseless form of its occupant. Mason takes him home and his simple ministrations soon bring the man to consciousness. He takes his departure after warmly thanking his rescuer, but he leaves behind a note dropped from his pocket in his eagerness to assure himself that his papers have not been disturbed. The note is found by Phil, who has been warned to be on the lookout for a band of smugglers. The note is ambiguous, but it seems to leave no question as to ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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29 September 1910 (USA)  »

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