Soul of the Cypress

Release date:1921

Location(s):
  • Monterey County

Description:

A fantasy short subject about a young composer whose music coaxes a dryad (a spiritual nymph who is the soul of a tree) out of the tree she dwells in. He is immediately smitten, but she offers him a difficult choice. If he wishes to stay with her he must throw himself into the sea so his immortal soul can be released.