Joy and the Dragon (1916)

Genres - Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama  |  
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Henry King was some distance from his days of glory as a top Hollywood director when he called the shots on Joy and the Dragon. Popular juvenile star Baby Marie Osborne plays an orphaned girl who is adopted by a bunch of softhearted sailors. Somehow or other, Baby Marie makes her way to a tough western mining camp. Here she meets and reforms the "black sheep" of a prominent New England family. The last-named character is portrayed by director King, who shortly thereafter retired from acting with little regret.




black-sheep, mining-camp, orphan, sailor