From the Valley of the Missing (1915)

Drama | March 1915

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HISTORY

Some sources refer to the tile of the film as Valley of the Missing . George and Vivian Tobin were ... More Less

Some sources refer to the tile of the film as Valley of the Missing . George and Vivian Tobin were twins. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
19 Jun 15
p. 1953.
Motog
10 Apr 15
p. 588.
MPN
20 Mar 15
pp. 10-11.
MPN
10 Apr 15
p. 56.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
^IValley of the Missing^R
Release Date:
March 1915
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
29 March 1915
Copyright Number:
LP6037
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Lem Crabbe, a thieving scow captain, threatens his wife, she gives their baby to a sympathetic-looking woman on a yacht and pleads that she save the child. Years later, the child, now named Everett Brinbecombe, is engaged to his neighbor, Anne Shellington. Meanwhile, Crabbe's partner, Lon Cronk, kidnaps the twin children of District Attorney Vandecar, who, years earlier, sent Cronk to prison and would not let him stay with his sick wife, who then died. Cronk and Crabbe name the twins Flukey and Flea. After suffering years of abuse, they escape and are cared for by Anne and her brother Horace. Both Horace and Everett fall in love with Flea, who repulses Everett's forced kisses. After Crabbe threatens to kill Horace and Flukey if Flea does not return with him, the Shellingtons and Flukey ask Vandecar, now the Governor, for help. Vandecar realizes that Flukey is his son. After Everett and Crabbe, his father, kill each other fighting over Flea, Vandecar convinces Cronk that he tried to help Cronk's wife and then adopted their daughter. Flea is restored to her parents and the ... +


When Lem Crabbe, a thieving scow captain, threatens his wife, she gives their baby to a sympathetic-looking woman on a yacht and pleads that she save the child. Years later, the child, now named Everett Brinbecombe, is engaged to his neighbor, Anne Shellington. Meanwhile, Crabbe's partner, Lon Cronk, kidnaps the twin children of District Attorney Vandecar, who, years earlier, sent Cronk to prison and would not let him stay with his sick wife, who then died. Cronk and Crabbe name the twins Flukey and Flea. After suffering years of abuse, they escape and are cared for by Anne and her brother Horace. Both Horace and Everett fall in love with Flea, who repulses Everett's forced kisses. After Crabbe threatens to kill Horace and Flukey if Flea does not return with him, the Shellingtons and Flukey ask Vandecar, now the Governor, for help. Vandecar realizes that Flukey is his son. After Everett and Crabbe, his father, kill each other fighting over Flea, Vandecar convinces Cronk that he tried to help Cronk's wife and then adopted their daughter. Flea is restored to her parents and the Shellingtons. +

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