A Yankee Man-o-Warsman's Fight for Love (1908) - Watch Online. Directed by Edwin S. Porter

Genres Drama     Short    
Country USA
Language English
Plot A Spanish-American seaport overlooking the bay. The American man o' war lying at anchor. On the dock are a Spanish girl and her parents awaiting the arrival of the "Yankee" sailors. Also some foreign sailors. The "Yankee" sailor boys arrive. All crowd around to greet them. A band of street musicians and dancing girl. The little Spanish dancer with her castanets starts a typical Spanish dance. She notices one of the "Yankee" sailors and he quickly falls in love with her and proposes a waltz. Each sailor selects a partner. A foreign sailor endeavors to secure the little dancer, but is refused. Waiting his chance, the foreign sailor trips up our "Yankee" lad, and a fight ensues. They are parted and arrangements made for a fair, square fight. The interior of a Spanish inn. Articles are drawn up for the fight and side bets placed on the winner. Preparations are made for the fight. Ropes and gloves are soon brought from aboard ship. The little Spanish dancer overhears a plot to drug her "Yankee" lad, and decides to thwart it. A Spanish courtyard. The ring prepared. The fighters arrive, as well as the referees and seconds. The fight begins. It proves fast and furious. The first round decidedly bad for our "Yankee" boy. In the second he recovers himself and his opponent goes down twice and the bell just saves him. The foreign referee tries his "drug" scheme, but fails, owing to the little Spanish girl, who is on watch. In the third round the foreign sailor is dazed and fights wildly. A well directed blow sends him to the floor and he is counted out The "Yankee" lad is carried on the shoulders of his sailor friends in triumph around the ring as the air is filled with streamers and confetti... search for A Yankee Man-o-Warsman's Fight for Love on IMDb

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    Directed by Edwin S. Porter. A Spanish-American seaport overlooking the bay. The American man o' war lying at anchor. On the dock are a Spanish girl and her parents awaiting the arrival of the "Yankee" sailors. Also ...


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