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Release Date:
29 October 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
18 October 1922
Copyright Number:
LP18364
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,518
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

To escape enforced marriage to the hateful Lord Carnal, Jocelyn Leigh joins her maid on a "bride ship" bound for the American colonies. She is dismayed by the conditions she finds in Virginia, and, for her protection, she marries Capt. Ralph Percy, whom she comes to love. Meanwhile, Carnal finds Jocelyn and has Percy imprisoned. Percy escapes and rescues Jocelyn from Carnal's departing ship but takes Carnal along in their small boat. The three run into a violent storm and are driven to a pirates' camp. Through Percy's courage they escape but are taken to England, where Carnal again causes Percy's imprisonment and is promised Jocelyn's hand. Percy escapes with the help of Lord Buckingham, defeats Carnal in a duel, and is reunited with ... +


To escape enforced marriage to the hateful Lord Carnal, Jocelyn Leigh joins her maid on a "bride ship" bound for the American colonies. She is dismayed by the conditions she finds in Virginia, and, for her protection, she marries Capt. Ralph Percy, whom she comes to love. Meanwhile, Carnal finds Jocelyn and has Percy imprisoned. Percy escapes and rescues Jocelyn from Carnal's departing ship but takes Carnal along in their small boat. The three run into a violent storm and are driven to a pirates' camp. Through Percy's courage they escape but are taken to England, where Carnal again causes Percy's imprisonment and is promised Jocelyn's hand. Percy escapes with the help of Lord Buckingham, defeats Carnal in a duel, and is reunited with Jocelyn. +

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