Little White Savage (1919)

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This quickie Universal silent is narrated (via title cards) by one of the characters, Larkey (William Dyer), a hawker for a circus. He tells the tale of Kerry Byrne (Harry Hilliard), a young minister who is on a boat that lands on an obscure island in the South Atlantic Ocean that is populated by descendants of Sir Walter Raleigh, who were stranded there. The natives still dress and behave like the settlers of the 17th century, and one of them, Minnie Lee (Carmel Myers), falls in love with Byrne. The minister, however, is cold to her advances. Later on, Larkey and his men abduct the girl and bring her back to civilization as a circus freak. Byrne follows after them and he and Minnie are caught in a seemingly compromising position. Although they are innocent, Byrne clears Minnie's name -- and his -- by marrying her and joining the circus himself.