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DETAILS
Release Date:
10 November 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Selznick Pictures
Copyright Date:
2 November 1921
Copyright Number:
LP17135
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,676
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Captain Deering, a British officer whose gallant career has earned him the sobriquet "The Man of Stone," returns to London and finds that he has been jilted by his fiancée, Lady Mary Fortescue. Returning to duty in Arabia, he drinks heavily; and when he becomes seriously ill, he is cared for by Laila, a desert maiden who falls in love with him, accompanies him into the interior, and saves him from death at the hands of a robber. Lady Mary, who falls out with her suitor, arrives with the hope of winning back Deering. Representing herself as Deering's wife, she sends Laila from the camp; Deering follows Laila and rescues her from bandits; and in his absence the camp is attacked and Lady Mary is slain. Deering then resolves to devote his future to Arabian problems with Laila as his ... +


Captain Deering, a British officer whose gallant career has earned him the sobriquet "The Man of Stone," returns to London and finds that he has been jilted by his fiancée, Lady Mary Fortescue. Returning to duty in Arabia, he drinks heavily; and when he becomes seriously ill, he is cared for by Laila, a desert maiden who falls in love with him, accompanies him into the interior, and saves him from death at the hands of a robber. Lady Mary, who falls out with her suitor, arrives with the hope of winning back Deering. Representing herself as Deering's wife, she sends Laila from the camp; Deering follows Laila and rescues her from bandits; and in his absence the camp is attacked and Lady Mary is slain. Deering then resolves to devote his future to Arabian problems with Laila as his wife. +

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