Directed by Alice Guy-Blaché, one of cinema's earliest female filmmakers, "The Ocean Waif" follows the romantic entanglement between a young woman and a well-known author. The girl's past as a victim of abuse adds a fascinating, complex layer to their courtship. Carlyle Blackwell, Doris Kenyon star. Next, "'49-'17" helmed by Ruth Ann Baldwin, tells the satiric western tale of a rich man who yearns to relive his youth by paying an acting troupe to re-create the world of the Old West. William Dyer, Jean Hersholt star. 102 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.