Lines of White on a Sullen Sea 1909

lines ofwhite on a sullen sea

Soon after their engagement, Bill goes to sea, and Emily vows to stay true until his return. Unknown to her, Bill marries another woman from a different port. Emily waits faithfully for six years, finally becoming dangerously ill. When Bill suddenly appears in town with his family, Joe, who has loved Emily all along, forces Bill to make Emily’s final moments happy by pretending he has returned to marry her.
– Written by Anonymous

Director: D.W. Griffith
Writers: D.W. Griffith, Stanner E.V. Taylor
Stars: Linda Arvidson, George Nichols, James Kirkwood

 

 

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Author: Old Boy

Love the past and the future but live in the present