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ETR
28 Dec 18
p. 270.
ETR
4 Jan 19
p. 427.
MPN
4 Jan 19
p. 37.
MPN
7 Dec 18
p. 71.
MPW
14 Dec 18
pp. 1255-56.
Variety
3 Jan 19
p. 37.
Wid's
5 Jan 19
pp. 5-6.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Cap'n Abe Storekeeper
a Story of Cape Cod by James A. Cooper (New York, 1917).
DETAILS
Release Date:
6 January 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
16 December 1918
Copyright Number:
LP13155
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,251
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Louise Greyling runs away from her straight-laced aunt to live with her Uncle Abe in a New England fishing village. Cap'n Abe, a storekeeper scorned by the townspeople because he has never been to sea, tells stories about his brother Am'zon every night to gain the respect of the locals. When Louise learns that the stories and the brother are fictional, she convinces Cap'n Abe to leave town for a while and return as Am'zon. The disguise is a success until a group of shipwrecked East Indians, incorrectly identifying "Am'zon" as the pirate who desecrated their temple, try to kill the storekeeper. With the help of Lawford Tapp, with whom she is in love, Louise succeeds in saving her ... +


Louise Greyling runs away from her straight-laced aunt to live with her Uncle Abe in a New England fishing village. Cap'n Abe, a storekeeper scorned by the townspeople because he has never been to sea, tells stories about his brother Am'zon every night to gain the respect of the locals. When Louise learns that the stories and the brother are fictional, she convinces Cap'n Abe to leave town for a while and return as Am'zon. The disguise is a success until a group of shipwrecked East Indians, incorrectly identifying "Am'zon" as the pirate who desecrated their temple, try to kill the storekeeper. With the help of Lawford Tapp, with whom she is in love, Louise succeeds in saving her uncle. +

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