Fires of Driftwood (1911)

On a fierce stormy night, Amos Stockford, a young captain of a fishing vessel, is gathering driftwood. Suddenly he sees signals of distress from a passing steamer. Going to his cabin, he ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Tefft Johnson ... Amos Stockford
Rose Tapley ... Mrs. Amos Stockford
Julia Swayne Gordon ... The Other Woman
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On a fierce stormy night, Amos Stockford, a young captain of a fishing vessel, is gathering driftwood. Suddenly he sees signals of distress from a passing steamer. Going to his cabin, he secures a lantern, kisses his wife and child and hastens with the life-saving crew to the assistance of the wrecked and fast sinking boat. It is too late to save its occupants, with the exception of a very handsome woman, whom Stockford takes to his home and who is cheerfully welcomed by Mrs. Stockford. The woman infatuates Amos. He loses interest in his wife and child and elopes with the woman to a foreign port. The captain's wife struggles to make a living for her child. It doesn't take long for the woman in the case to tire of the young captain as soon as she comes in contact with another in better circumstances. They have scarcely started on their flight across the ocean when she meets and fascinates a new admirer for whom she immediately discards the captain. Ashamed to return home he makes up ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Drama | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 1911 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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