The Smuggler's Ward (1915)

On the night when the smugglers land one of the biggest cargoes, a ship is wrecked off-shore. The single survivor is a little girl, whom the chieftain rescues and adopts. Years later, the ... See full summary »

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Hector V. Sarno Hector V. Sarno ... The Smuggler Chieftain
Gretchen Hartman ... Rita
Alan Hale ... Jack Hardy
Vola Vale ... Alice (as Viola Smith)
Kate Bruce ... Mrs. Morton
G. Raymond Nye ... Cutler
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On the night when the smugglers land one of the biggest cargoes, a ship is wrecked off-shore. The single survivor is a little girl, whom the chieftain rescues and adopts. Years later, the waif, now a woman of great beauty, is persecuted with unwelcome attentions by one Cutler, a member of the band. Jack Hardy, a secret service agent, and his sister, Alice, visit their aunt, Mrs. Morton, who resides near the crags in which the smugglers have their lair. Alice visits the beach to try out a new camera, and, seeing Cutler and Rita, the waif, in a charming pose, takes a snapshot of them without being detected. Later the same afternoon she sees the smugglers landing a cargo, and sends her chauffeur to summon her brother and his aids. The secret service men raid the smugglers' cave and capture the leaders. Rita, who has been forced to take part in the smuggling, is borne away by two members of the band and left by the roadside in an exhausted condition. Here she is discovered by Mrs. ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 July 1915 (USA) See more »

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Biograph Company See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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