A lighthouse keeper finds a little girl who is washed ashore tied to some wreckage. He adopts her and they become inseparable. Eventually her real family finds her and tries to take her away.
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Completed in 1923, the film bears a 1923 copyright statement, but was not released until 1924. See more
We are shown the spines of three books in Judkins' room, the holy Bible, a Shakespeare collection and a dictionary. An intertitle tells that he's going to read to the girl from the Bible, but he takes out and opens the middle volume, the Shakespeare one. See more
[to Rev. John Elliot
I reckon I know why you've come. It's because Maxwell and them women have been tellin' you I ain't givin' the little Cap'n all she ought to have. I'll show you what I'm teachin' her.
And I know my Lord's Prayer, and my times tables clear up to twelve - don't I Daddy?
After all, Minister, there's only three things needed to bring up a child - - the Lord's help, common sense - and a cow.
Version of Captain January