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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
LOCATION
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
16 Oct 15
p. 783.
Motog
6 May 16
p. 1054.
MPN
6 May 16
p. 2725.
MPW
20 Aug 15
p. 20.
NYDM
11 Mar 16
p. 25.
NYDM
29 Apr 16
p. 31.
Variety
21 Apr 16
p. 31.
Wid's
27 Apr 16
p. 535.
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 April 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Equitable Motion Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
1 May 1916
Copyright Number:
LU8192
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Lumber man James Wadsworth falls in love with society's Anna Dalton and so follows her everywhere, even when she boards a steamer for South America. An aggressive suitor, James throws Anna overboard, jumps in after her and takes her to a deserted island, where Anna gradually falls in love with him. A rescue mission led by Anna's fiancé, Richard Towne, locates the island and removes Anna but leaves James, with Richard telling Anna that he has died in a fall from a cliff. James manages to leave the island, however, and tracks down Richard and Anna, who have gotten married. Horrified at the sight of James, who is living proof of his own heartlessness on the island and of his having lied to Anna, Richard commits suicide, thereby allowing Anna to return to the man she has never stopped ... +


Lumber man James Wadsworth falls in love with society's Anna Dalton and so follows her everywhere, even when she boards a steamer for South America. An aggressive suitor, James throws Anna overboard, jumps in after her and takes her to a deserted island, where Anna gradually falls in love with him. A rescue mission led by Anna's fiancé, Richard Towne, locates the island and removes Anna but leaves James, with Richard telling Anna that he has died in a fall from a cliff. James manages to leave the island, however, and tracks down Richard and Anna, who have gotten married. Horrified at the sight of James, who is living proof of his own heartlessness on the island and of his having lied to Anna, Richard commits suicide, thereby allowing Anna to return to the man she has never stopped loving. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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