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The Mender of Nets (1912)

A young woman who works mending fishermen's nets is engaged to be married. But her fiancé has an old love who refuses to let him go. Further, his former girlfriend has a brother who is ... See full summary »

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D.W. Griffith
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Mary Pickford ... The Little Net-Mender
Charles West Charles West ... Tom - The Little Mender's Sweetheart
Marguerite Marsh ... Grace - The Little Mender's Rival
W. Chrystie Miller ... The Little Mender's Father
Dell Henderson ... The Little Mender's B rother
Frank Opperman Frank Opperman ... Fisherman
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A young woman who works mending fishermen's nets is engaged to be married. But her fiancé has an old love who refuses to let him go. Further, his former girlfriend has a brother who is willing to use violence to protect his sister's honor. Written by Snow Leopard

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28 February 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Mender of the Nets, The (1910)

*** (out of 4)

Highly entertaining film from D.W. Griffith about a woman (Mary Pickford) who's lover leaves her for another woman so her brother goes out to kill him. The real highlight here, besides Pickford's performance, is Griffith's editing, which nicely builds up suspense in the terrific ending.

Willful Peggy (1912)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

D.W. Griffith short about a young woman (Mary Pickford) who's promised off to a man she doesn't care for but at the wedding the man's nephew starts to make a pass. It was nice seeing Pickford and nice seeing Griffith doing a comedy but the overall film wasn't too good. There are a few nice touches but nothing non die hards should seek out.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 1912 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Чинящая сети See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Monica, California, USA

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Biograph Company See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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