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Film Daily
26 Feb 1928.
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New York Times
21 Feb 1928
p. 19.
Variety
22 Feb 1928
p. 24.
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 December 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Tiffany Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
4 January 1928
Copyright Number:
LP24824
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,276
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Mary Sanger, an American missionary in Shanghai, angers Fong Kiang, a Chinese vice overlord, when she rescues a little Chinese girl from a bawdy house. His son, Eugene Fong, is in love with Mary, who in turn competes with Sadie, a reformed prostitute, for the love of Lee, a marine. Fong Kiang stages an attack on the mission and accidentally has his own son killed. During the attack Mary declares her love for Lee, and they embrace just as the mission is penetrated. They are saved, however, when the little Chinese girl goes for help and returns with a small army of ... +


Mary Sanger, an American missionary in Shanghai, angers Fong Kiang, a Chinese vice overlord, when she rescues a little Chinese girl from a bawdy house. His son, Eugene Fong, is in love with Mary, who in turn competes with Sadie, a reformed prostitute, for the love of Lee, a marine. Fong Kiang stages an attack on the mission and accidentally has his own son killed. During the attack Mary declares her love for Lee, and they embrace just as the mission is penetrated. They are saved, however, when the little Chinese girl goes for help and returns with a small army of marines. +

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