When retired New England skipper Captain Purcell finds Kit as a baby in a storm, he adopts the child, who grows up to be an adventurous youngster of the docks. One evening, years later, she... See full summary »

Director:

David Kirkland

Writer:

Doris Schroeder

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Cast

Credited cast:
Rex De Rosselli ... Captain Dan Purcell (as Rex Roselli)
Anna Dodge Anna Dodge ... Mrs. Purcell (as Anna Hernandez)
Gladys Walton ... Kit Purcell
Charles Murphy Charles Murphy ... Pete Curry (as C.B. Murphy)
Jack Mower ... Burt Kincaid
Frances Hatton Frances Hatton ... Mrs. Curry
Bert Roach ... Howard Morse
Alida B. Jones Alida B. Jones ... Beatrice Hampton
Countess Du Cello Countess Du Cello ... Clarissa Hampton (as Countess De Cella)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barbara Maier ... Little Girl
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When retired New England skipper Captain Purcell finds Kit as a baby in a storm, he adopts the child, who grows up to be an adventurous youngster of the docks. One evening, years later, she boards a fishing boat to break up a poker game and extricate the husband of a weeping woman. There she is taken prisoner by Capt. Burt Kincaid, who tries to force his attentions on her, but when she proves her courage he admires and comes to love her. When it is discovered that she is the daughter of the Hamptons, a wealthy family, Kit becomes a woman of fashion but longs for her former life and Captain Burt. It develops, Soon it is revealed that she is not a member of the Hampton family but only a daughter of their former maid, and she happily returns to Burt. Written by Pamela Short

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

19 September 1921 (USA) See more »

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Silent
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