Written in the Sand (1912)

Love is awakened in the heart of Peter Hansen when he sees his name written within the outlines of a heart on the sands of the seashore. Above his own name is written the name of "Norma," a... See full summary »

Director:

Charles L. Gaskill

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Cast

Cast overview:
Rosemary Theby ... Norma Gyntsen
Hal Wilson ... Bjornsen - the Minister
Robert Gaillard ... Peter Hansen
Tefft Johnson Tefft Johnson ... Gyntsen - Norma's Father
Frank Newburg ... Rowland - Bjornsen's Nephew (as F.A. Newburg)
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Love is awakened in the heart of Peter Hansen when he sees his name written within the outlines of a heart on the sands of the seashore. Above his own name is written the name of "Norma," a daughter of Gyntsen, the aristocrat of the little village. Norma's father is a widower. He idolizes his daughter. Peter is a quiet, noble fellow, a fisherman, with the instincts of a poet and the rule of a king. He is not given to associating with his fellows, being of a retiring disposition. His natural timidity and shyness forbid him to make known his love for her and he worships her in silence. Rowland, a good-looking young fellow, a nephew of Bjornson, an old preacher, falls in love with Norma and is very much favored by Norma's father. Peter notices the increasing fondness of Norma for Rowland, but he is of too high a character to allow his jealousy to corrupt his manhood, and proves this, when Rowland, in exploring the mysteries of the Norwegian coast, enters a rocky cavern and is rescued by ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Drama | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 1912 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Written in the Sands See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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