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PRODUCTION CREDITS
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
DETAILS
Release Date:
January 1922
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,800
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

"The Shah of an Eastern [Indian] province is dethroned by a jealous subordinate whose favorite pastime is sending young girls to their death, who fail to amuse him. The most beautiful one of all is not discovered by him until the end and the timely return of the Shah who had survived, despite all belief to the contrary, saves her. ... It is legendary in style, is a story of an indefinite period ... the subtitles are written in Biblical phrase." ( Moving Picture World, 14 Jan 1922, ... +


"The Shah of an Eastern [Indian] province is dethroned by a jealous subordinate whose favorite pastime is sending young girls to their death, who fail to amuse him. The most beautiful one of all is not discovered by him until the end and the timely return of the Shah who had survived, despite all belief to the contrary, saves her. ... It is legendary in style, is a story of an indefinite period ... the subtitles are written in Biblical phrase." ( Moving Picture World, 14 Jan 1922, p207.) +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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