The Fisherman's Bride (1909)

In close proximity to the quickly improving little city of Astoria, Ore., noted for its fisheries, there lives old Skipper Stout and his daughter, Jennie. An old acquaintance, Jed Prouty, ... See full summary »

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In close proximity to the quickly improving little city of Astoria, Ore., noted for its fisheries, there lives old Skipper Stout and his daughter, Jennie. An old acquaintance, Jed Prouty, is anxious to form an alliance between his son, Hiram, and Jennie, the latter really being in love with John Todd, a fisher lad. Skipper Stout favors Hiram's suit, because of the apparent prosperity his energies have yielded him and consents to the match. This is agreed upon and seeing his daughter talking to John down on the beach, he and the two Proutys join them, only to find Jennie in the arms of John, a willing subject to John's honest pleading that she become his wife. With this condition of affairs confronting him, old Stout informs Todd of the betrothal he has just acquiesced in between his daughter and Hiram. Thereupon, Jennie, thus placed in a dilemma wherein she must choose, openly avows her love for Todd. The natural outcome is hasty words, bred of quickened tempers, and after a lively ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1909 (USA) See more »

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Selig Polyscope Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The first film ever made in Astoria Oregon, the Fisherman's Bride was made during a time when people were still being shanghaied in that town. See more »

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