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Starring
Fannie Ward Fannie Ward
Edith Hardy
Sessue Hayakawa Sessue Hayakawa
Hishuru Tori
Raymond Hatton Raymond Hatton
Courtroom Spectator
Lucien Littlefield Lucien Littlefield
Hardy's Secretary


Written by
Hector Turnbull Hector Turnbull
(scenario) and
Jeanie Macpherson Jeanie Macpherson
(scenario)


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7 years, 5 months ago at Aug 20 17:29
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One of the BFI's 360 Classics selection, regarded by many as De Mille's finest, and it's not hard to see why. By turns light and elegant, dark and suspenseful, then gripping and dynamic, it's a well made film, with inventive lighting. Just a pity the smooth dastardly villain trying to take advantage of a frivolously extravagant married woman has to be Japanese (converted to Burmese in intertitles ... read more

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2 years, 3 months ago at Sep 29 16:35
1 vote
Irresistible two faced cynicial morbo De Mille. Hayakawa is pure clisé of the eroticized stranger. Surprising narration for 1915 standards
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A venal, spoiled stockbroker's wife impulsively embezzles $10,000 from the charity she chairs and desperately turns to a Burmese ivory trader to replace the stolen money.
Release date: 13 December 1915
Tags: Silent (2), 1915 (2), Drama (1), 1910s (1)
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Elokuvapäiväkirja 2020 (141 movies items)

"25.1. Ensimmäisiä todella suuria Hollywood-klassikoita. Sessue Hayakawasta tuli tämän myötä ensimmäinen kansainvälisen tason japanilainen seksisymboli ja supertähti."


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