The Shadow of the East (1924)

Melodrama | 27 January 1924

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Also reviewed as Shadow of the Desert. More Less

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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Shadow of the East by Edith Maude Hull (Boston, c1921).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Shadow of the desert
Release Date:
27 January 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
27 January 1924
Copyright Number:
LP19881
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,874
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Barry Craven meets former sweetheart Gillian Locke, who is visiting India with her father. Craven's love for Gillian is revived, but he already has a wife--Lolaire, a native. In a jealous rage, Lolaire kills herself, freeing Craven, who returns to England and marries Gillian. His Indian servant, Kunwar Singh, casts a spell on Craven, causing him to leave Gillian and to go into the Algerian desert. There he joins Said, an old university friend who is the son of an Algerian sheik. Gillian follows, the servant is killed, and with him dies the spell, "The Shadow of the ... +


Barry Craven meets former sweetheart Gillian Locke, who is visiting India with her father. Craven's love for Gillian is revived, but he already has a wife--Lolaire, a native. In a jealous rage, Lolaire kills herself, freeing Craven, who returns to England and marries Gillian. His Indian servant, Kunwar Singh, casts a spell on Craven, causing him to leave Gillian and to go into the Algerian desert. There he joins Said, an old university friend who is the son of an Algerian sheik. Gillian follows, the servant is killed, and with him dies the spell, "The Shadow of the East." +

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