Song of the Shell (1912)

Suffering with ennui, bored by society, Annie Bradley, a wealthy girl, is anxious to make her time more profitable by doing something worthwhile. Alice Godfrey, a nurse on the Floating ... See full summary »

Director:

Ralph Ince

Writer:

Ralph Ince

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Cast

Cast overview:
Anita Stewart ... Amy Bradley (as Anna Stewart)
Earle Williams ... Dr. Ferguson
Rose Tapley ... Alice Godfrey
Julia Swayne Gordon ... Mrs. M.
Dolores Costello ... Little Bess M.
E.K. Lincoln ... A Wealthy Admirer
Warner Richmond ... A Wealthy Admirer
Lucille Lee Stewart Lucille Lee Stewart ... Secondary Supporting Role (as Lucille Lee)
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Suffering with ennui, bored by society, Annie Bradley, a wealthy girl, is anxious to make her time more profitable by doing something worthwhile. Alice Godfrey, a nurse on the Floating Hospital of the local Guild, pays Annie a visit and suggests to her that she interest herself in settlement work among the poor and accompany her on a tour through the tenement districts. Annie consents and she soon finds herself so interested in the work, she makes application for an appointment as a visiting nurse. She is accepted and joins in the work of attending the sick children on the Floating Hospital. Her tenderness and efficiency is noticed by Dr. Ferguson, the physician in charge, and her compliments her on her work. This courtesy leads to a friendship between her and the Doctor which ripens into love. They are obliged, by the rules of the Hospital, to do their courting in secret, while on shipboard. The Doctor proposes to Annie, and finding him so different from the men among the wealthy set... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Romance | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 December 1912 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Song of the Sea Shell See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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