History Film / WildOranges

21st Aug '14 10:26:46 AM JulianLapostat
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A silent film from 1924. A sailor, John Woolford, who lost his wife in a carriage accident, and now travels the seas lonely (presumably he's filthy rich, or else we'd wonder why he's jobless) lands near an isolated house in Florida and meets a woman, Millie, who is living with her grandfather (a CivilWar veteran) and is menaced by a neigbor Nicholas. Woolford and Millie meet and part, but he soon returns, because he's in love with her. The menacing neighbor turns out to have been a wanted killer. He kills Millie's grandfather and takes her captive. Woolford frees her (actually she frees herself, but he fights the killer) but in the struggle a lamp burns the house down.
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A silent film from 1924.1924, directed by Creator/KingVidor. A sailor, John Woolford, who lost his wife in a carriage accident, and now travels the seas lonely (presumably he's filthy rich, or else we'd wonder why he's jobless) lands near an isolated house in Florida and meets a woman, Millie, who is living with her grandfather (a CivilWar veteran) and is menaced by a neigbor Nicholas. Woolford and Millie meet and part, but he soon returns, because he's in love with her. The menacing neighbor turns out to have been a wanted killer. He kills Millie's grandfather and takes her captive. Woolford frees her (actually she frees herself, but he fights the killer) but in the struggle a lamp burns the house down.
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