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Enoch Arden: Part I (1911)

Not Rated | | Short, Drama | 12 June 1911 (USA)
Enoch Arden, a humble fisherman, marries Annie Lee. He signs on as a sailor to make more money to support their growing family. A storm wrecks his ship, but Enoch swims to a deserted island... See full summary »

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D.W. Griffith
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Cast

Credited cast:
Wilfred Lucas ... Enoch Arden
Linda Arvidson ... Annie Lee
Francis J. Grandon Francis J. Grandon ... Philip Ray
George Nichols ... The Captain
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Dillon
Joseph Graybill ... A Shipwrecked Sailor
Grace Henderson Grace Henderson
Florence Lee Florence Lee ... On the Beach
Jeanie Macpherson ... On the Beach
Alfred Paget ... A Shipwrecked Sailor
Blanche Sweet ... On the Beach
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Enoch Arden, a humble fisherman, marries Annie Lee. He signs on as a sailor to make more money to support their growing family. A storm wrecks his ship, but Enoch swims to a deserted island. Annie waits vainly for his return. Written by Anonymous

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Short | Drama

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 1911 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Øen i Sydhavet See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Monica, California, USA

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Production Co:

Biograph Company See more »
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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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When combined with Part II, which is really the second reel of this film, the total film length adds up to 1997 feet. See more »

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Version of After Many Years (1908) See more »

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A very good reworking of an early Griffith short
12 August 2006 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

This story is a slight reworking of an early D. W. Griffith short, THE UNCHANGING SEA. While both films are short, this remake is significantly longer and allows for a much fuller and more interesting tale. It's interesting that the movie is broken into two sections here on IMDb, as I saw them both together as one 33-minute film.

A man goes to sea and is shipwrecked--leaving his wife to raise their two small kids. Many years pass and she holds out hope that he'll return. Again and again through the years, a friend offers to marry her. Only after her kids have grown does she agree. A short time later, the husband is rescued and returns! How exactly this is handled, you'll have to see for yourself.

Part I concerns the marriage, his going to sea and the shipwreck. Part II concerns life after this up until his return.


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