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Directed by Nell Shipman and Bert Van Tuyle
Produced by Nell Shipman Productions Inc.
Written by Nell Shipman
Starring Nell Shipman, Donald Winslow (the boy), Ray Peters (the boy's brother)
Cinematography Robert S. Newhard
Release date coming soon
Running time 27 minutes
Language Silent film
This film is part of our series 'Hidden Gems'. It can be watched by registered users who make a donation. For more details, please click here.
We have included this film in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of our star Nell Shipman.
"White Water" is a short drama about lumberjack country. Nell Shipman plays a girl in love with nature and animals. One day she meets a crippled boy, who sings for pocket change. When she finds out that the boy is badly malnourished, Nell Shipman takes him under her wing and finds work for his elder brother.
Then one day disaster strikes when the boy, who can't swim, falls into the river and is carried downstream. Nell Shipman jumps in a canoe and paddles frantically to reach the boy before the current takes him to the rapids, where mortal danger awaits.
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Nell Shipman meets the crippled boy in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman gives the boy food and comfort in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman offers the boy a choice of puppies in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman holds a lovely puppy in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman is amused when the boy chooses the biggest dog in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman finds the boy alone and distressed in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman shows the boy some wildlife friends in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman and the boy see an eagle in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman and the boy watch the eagle soar in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman and the boy meet a bear family in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman and the boy watch the bears in "White Water" (1924).
The boy, who can't swim, falls in the river and is carried downstream in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman looks for a way to help the boy in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman is desperate to help the boy in "White Water" (1924).
Nell Shipman paddles a canoe trying to reach the boy in "White Water" (1924).
Dangerous rapids await Nell Shipman and the boy in "White Water" (1924).
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