Breed of the Sea (1926)

Melodrama | 7 November 1926

Director:

Ralph Ince

Writer:

J. G. Hawks

Cinematographer:

Allen G. Siegler

Production Company:

R-C Pictures Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
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Calgary Daily Herald
21 Feb 1927
p. 6.
Spartaburg (SC) Herald
9 Jan 1927
p. 11.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Blue Blood and the Pirates" by Peter Bernard Kyne in Saturday Evening Post (30 Mar 1912).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 November 1926
Copyright Claimant:
R-C Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
27 September 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23212
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,408 , 6,450
Length(in reels):
6-7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Tom and Tod Pembroke, twin brothers and both divinity students, love Ruth Featherstone, the dean's daughter. Tod is expelled despite his brother's attempt to shield him; and seeing that Ruth loves Tom, Tod goes to China. Five years later, Tom, a missionary, is married to Ruth and is on his way to establish a mission at Paroa, in the Java Sea, along with Martha Winston, a deaconess. The ship is captured by Tod, now a notorious pirate; and learning of his brother's intentions, he sails for Paroa, leaving his mate, Lije Marsh, in charge, and there takes the place of his fever-stricken brother. Rawden, a trader, intends to drive out the new missionary, but Tod thrashes him and holds services in the mission. Marietta, Rawden's daughter, falls in love with him and signals the pirate ship to assist him when he is taken by Rawden's men; upon Tom's arrival, Tod leaves and is united with ... +


Tom and Tod Pembroke, twin brothers and both divinity students, love Ruth Featherstone, the dean's daughter. Tod is expelled despite his brother's attempt to shield him; and seeing that Ruth loves Tom, Tod goes to China. Five years later, Tom, a missionary, is married to Ruth and is on his way to establish a mission at Paroa, in the Java Sea, along with Martha Winston, a deaconess. The ship is captured by Tod, now a notorious pirate; and learning of his brother's intentions, he sails for Paroa, leaving his mate, Lije Marsh, in charge, and there takes the place of his fever-stricken brother. Rawden, a trader, intends to drive out the new missionary, but Tod thrashes him and holds services in the mission. Marietta, Rawden's daughter, falls in love with him and signals the pirate ship to assist him when he is taken by Rawden's men; upon Tom's arrival, Tod leaves and is united with Marietta. +

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