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A Woman of the Sea

Alternate title: The Sea Gull

Story: A fisherman's daughter runs off to the big city with her fiance. When they return years later her sister causes trouble for the couple.

Scenery: Fisherman's Wharf. Scenes were also filmed on the bay aboard sardine boats. It may also have included scenes in Carmel.

Also of local interest: Two local fishing boats owned by Angelo Lucido and Peter Ferranti, were featured in the film along with their crews. The movie was never released in theatres, but was exhibited privately at least on one occasion. The film negatives were reportedly destroyed in 1933, and no prints are known to exist. 

People:

  • Director: Josef von Sternberg
  • Stars: Raymond Bloomer, Charles K. French, Edna Purviance, Eve Southern, Gayne Whitman.

Technical:

  • Year: 1926
  • Studio: Charles Chaplin Productions
  • Film: B&W
  • Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
  • Sound: silent
  • Running time: 75 min.

Sources

Information compiled from:
The Monterey Herald,
the Monterey County Film Commission, Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide,
the Internet Movie Database,
and other sources.

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