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A Drama on the Reef (1910) Online

A Drama on the Reef (1910) Online
Original Title :
A Drama on the Reef
Genre :
Movie / Short / Drama
Year :
1910
Type :
Movie
Rating :
6.9/10

This episode embraces the mercantile profession in many of its various phases. The splitting of a happy family when the father goes to his ship, the departure from port, the wreck of the ... See full summary

A Drama on the Reef (1910) Online

This episode embraces the mercantile profession in many of its various phases. The splitting of a happy family when the father goes to his ship, the departure from port, the wreck of the vessel, the shipping offices and the attempt to recover the cargo stowed aboard. Two dishonest shipping agents attempt to smuggle gold dust, and use for this purpose the vessel of a certain Captain Roberts, who, unbeknown to himself, ships the same. Shortly after, the vessel is wrecked on the celebrated Silver Reef, a much-dreaded group of rocks close to the coast, and goes to pieces. The next day the Captain's children determine to go and find "their Daddy." At last they do discover him, with several of his crew, washed ashore and apparently dead. The Captain recovers, however, and helped by his two brave little ones struggles towards home. Previous to this the two shippers have endeavored to recover the bullion they have lost, and after a perilous journey succeed in recovering it. Bearing the heavy ... {locallinks-homepage}

Original French title is undetermined.

Released in the US as a split reel along with Cured by a Tip (1910).