Lotus Lady (1930)

Romance | 31 October 1930

Director:

Phil Rosen

Writer:

Bliss Lomax

Cinematographer:

M. A. Anderson

Editor:

Carl Himm

Production Company:

Audible Pictures
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Chicago Tribune
5 Nov 1930
p. 21.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
Supv
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
DETAILS
Release Date:
31 October 1930
Physical Properties:
Sound
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,100
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Determined to set aright some dishonest transactions perpetrated by his brother, Larry Kelland goes to Indochina where he is sold some worthless swampland for a tea plantation by Castro, a shady cafe owner. Kelland becomes acquainted with Tamarah, a native girl who works for Castro, and marries her--protecting her from Castro. After 5 years of struggle and hard work Kelland's old flame, Claire Winton, once a gold digger and now a wealthy widow, reappears and tries to ruin his marriage. She succeeds for a time, but Kelland sees her purpose and retrieves Tamarah from the cafe. Meanwhile, the discovery of oil on Kelland's plantation contributes to their future ... +


Determined to set aright some dishonest transactions perpetrated by his brother, Larry Kelland goes to Indochina where he is sold some worthless swampland for a tea plantation by Castro, a shady cafe owner. Kelland becomes acquainted with Tamarah, a native girl who works for Castro, and marries her--protecting her from Castro. After 5 years of struggle and hard work Kelland's old flame, Claire Winton, once a gold digger and now a wealthy widow, reappears and tries to ruin his marriage. She succeeds for a time, but Kelland sees her purpose and retrieves Tamarah from the cafe. Meanwhile, the discovery of oil on Kelland's plantation contributes to their future happiness. +

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