Hearts of Oak (1924)

Melodrama | 5 October 1924

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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Hearts of Oak" by James A. Herne in Shore Acres and Other Plays (New York, 1928).
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 October 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
8 September 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20490
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,336
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Chrystal is about to marry her elderly guardian, Terry Dunnivan, a sea captain who adopted her as a child, when Ned Fairweather, her sweetheart who has been missing at sea for 2 years, is rescued from a wrecked steamer. Hearing of their plans, Ned persuades Terry to marry her, but, suspecting Ned's true feelings, the old captain follows him to the Arctic, fills Ned's place aboard ship, and dies several years later, while Ned finds happiness with ... +


Chrystal is about to marry her elderly guardian, Terry Dunnivan, a sea captain who adopted her as a child, when Ned Fairweather, her sweetheart who has been missing at sea for 2 years, is rescued from a wrecked steamer. Hearing of their plans, Ned persuades Terry to marry her, but, suspecting Ned's true feelings, the old captain follows him to the Arctic, fills Ned's place aboard ship, and dies several years later, while Ned finds happiness with Chrystal. +

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