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Release Date:
5 November 1922
Premiere Information:
Los Angeles premiere: 17 September 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
11 October 1922
Copyright Number:
LP18331
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,171
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Forced to abandon a burning ocean liner, socialite Leone Deveraux and engine stokers Jim Dorn, and Joe Polack drift on a leaky open boat for three days before finding and boarding a plague-ravaged derelict. When the brutish Joe attacks Leone, Jim comes to her aid and is forced to kill hi. Leone declares her love. When they are rescued by a battleship, Leone abandons Jim for her wealthy family and fiancé, Harold Van Allen. However, just as Leone and Harold are about to be married, Jim abducts her and reveals himself to be a wealthy son of a prominent ... +


Forced to abandon a burning ocean liner, socialite Leone Deveraux and engine stokers Jim Dorn, and Joe Polack drift on a leaky open boat for three days before finding and boarding a plague-ravaged derelict. When the brutish Joe attacks Leone, Jim comes to her aid and is forced to kill hi. Leone declares her love. When they are rescued by a battleship, Leone abandons Jim for her wealthy family and fiancé, Harold Van Allen. However, just as Leone and Harold are about to be married, Jim abducts her and reveals himself to be a wealthy son of a prominent family. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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