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  • The Rowdy (1921)
  • 50 min | Drama
The Rowdy (1921)
50 min | Drama

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 ...See moreWhen 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 See less
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Writers
Jack Cunningham | Doris Schroeder | Hamilton Thompson (based on story 'The Ark Angel' by)
Cinematographer
Earl M. Ellis (as Earl Ellis)
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Updated Sep 19, 1921

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Sep 19, 1921 (United States)

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Rex De Rosselli
Capt. Dan Purcell (as Rex Roselli) Capt. Dan Purcell (as Rex Roselli)   See fewer
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Anna Dodge
Mrs. Purcell (as Anna Hernandez) Mrs. Purcell (as Anna Hernandez)   See fewer
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Gladys Walton
Kit Purcell Kit Purcell   See fewer
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Charles Murphy
Pete Curry (as C.B. Murphy) Pete Curry (as C.B. Murphy)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Burt Kincaid Burt Kincaid   See fewer
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Frances Hatton
Mrs. Curry Mrs. Curry   See fewer
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Bert Roach
Howard Morse Howard Morse   See fewer
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Alida B. Jones
Beatrice Hampton Beatrice Hampton   See fewer
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Countess Du Cello
Clarissa Hampton (as Countess De Cella) Clarissa Hampton (as Countess De Cella)   See fewer
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Barbara Maier
Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
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