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Sons of the Sea
Two boys answer the call of the sea as Royal Navy recruits in this adventure of the seven seas.
Crime 1926 76 mins
Director: H. Bruce Woolfe
Two boys, Derek and Bill, join the Royal Navy in 1914, learning to swim, sail and fight. This incomplete film, which unfortunately appears to be missing reels 3 and 4, sees our heroes pass out as Navy personnel and save a girl from Mediterranean bandits!
- H. Bruce Woolfe
- United Kingdom
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