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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
21 Oct 16
p. 940.
MPW
30 Sep 16
p. 2170.
MPW
14 Oct 16
p. 225.
NYDM
12 Aug 16
p. 20.
Wid's
5 Oct 16
p. 1014.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Metro Wonderplay
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Release Date:
25 September 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Rolfe Photoplays, Inc.
Copyright Date:
27 September 1916
Copyright Number:
LP9190
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Unknown to his daughter Jacqueline, Miles Allen, in the guise of a fisherman, smuggles silk and fur into the country. Customs officer John Lang comes to investigate, and he and Jacqueline quickly fall in love. The owner of Miles's boat, Ward Jennings, also loves Jacqueline, but Miles refuses to let him marry her, and so, out of revenge, Ward reveals Miles's smuggling operation to coast guard officers, who kill Miles in a struggle at his home. Jacqueline mistakenly blames John for her father's death and goes to Ward for help. She then learns the truth about Ward, and, in a clifftop fight with him, he falls to his death. John comes to comfort Jacqueline, and then they begin making plans for their life ... +


Unknown to his daughter Jacqueline, Miles Allen, in the guise of a fisherman, smuggles silk and fur into the country. Customs officer John Lang comes to investigate, and he and Jacqueline quickly fall in love. The owner of Miles's boat, Ward Jennings, also loves Jacqueline, but Miles refuses to let him marry her, and so, out of revenge, Ward reveals Miles's smuggling operation to coast guard officers, who kill Miles in a struggle at his home. Jacqueline mistakenly blames John for her father's death and goes to Ward for help. She then learns the truth about Ward, and, in a clifftop fight with him, he falls to his death. John comes to comfort Jacqueline, and then they begin making plans for their life together. +

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