Arthur V. Johnson and Linda Arvidson.
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
The Unchanging Sea
B&W : One reel / 952 feet
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cast: Arthur Johnson [the young fisherman], Linda Arvidson [his wife], Gladys Egan [their daughter, age 6], Mary Pickford [their daughter, adult; and a villager], Charles H. West [her sweetheart], Dell Henderson
Biograph Company production; distributed by Biograph Company. / From the poem “The Three Fishers” by Charles Kingsley. Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / © 7 May 1910 by Biograph Company [J141155]. Released 5 May 1910. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production was shot near Santa Monica, California, on 16-17 March 1910.
Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (paper print collection) [35mm paper positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain [USA].
Keywords: Animals: Cats - Aprons - Beaches - Beards - Boats - Children: Babies, Infants - Courtship - Death - Fishermen - Fishing villages - Hats - Medical: Amnesia - Memory - Oars - Pipes - Poems - Rain gear - Rings - Rope - Sails - USA: California: Santa Monica - Water: Oceans, Waves - Weddings: Brides, Grooms - Wind
Listing updated: 19 January 2009.
References: Film viewing : Barry-Griffith pp. 13, 42; Blum-Silent p. 18; Eyman-Pickford p. 324; Niver-Early p. 343; Robinson-Palace p. 116; Spehr-American p. 4; Webb-Hollywood p. 126 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.