Wings of the Morning (1919)

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This drama of romance and adventure is based on the story by Louis Tracy. Captain Robert Anstruther (William Farnum) is stationed at a British garrison in Singapore. Lady Costabel (Genevieve Blinn), the wife of the Colonel (Hershall Mayall), is having an affair with one of the other enlisted men, Lord Ventnor (Frank Elliott). Anstruther tries to stop the adulterous pair, who make him appear to be the guilty party, and he is thrown out of the service in disgrace. Under an assumed name, he enlists as a sailor on a ship belonging to Sir Arthur Deane (Harry DeVere). A storm blows up and wrecks the ship, and Anstruther rescues Deane's daughter Iris (Louise Lovely). He takes care of her on a deserted island until they are rescued by her father and her suitor -- who happens to be Ventnor. Ventnor is furious when Iris says she is engaged to Anstruther, but Lady Costabel is even angrier that he went off in search of the girl; she tells her husband the truth and Anstruther is vindicated.