About the film
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Through the Breakers
Release Date: September 28, 1928
|Production Companies||:||Gotham Productions|
|Director||:||Joseph C. Boyle|
|Writers||:||Harold Shumate, Owen Davis|
Through the Breakers, the 1928 Joseph C. Boyle silent South Seas tropical island seafaring romantic love triangle melodrama about a London socialite who loves a man who is assigned to be a plantation manager on a South Seas island. She agrees to join him after a year, but puts it off, but later winds up shipwrecked on the same island. An island girl there is in love with him, but when he refuses to reciprocate her love and returns to his old sweetheart, she chooses to commit suicide rather than marry one of her own kind.