The Yellow Lily (1928)

65 mins | Romance | 20 May 1928

Director:

Alexander Korda

Producer:

Ned Marin

Cinematographer:

Lee Garmes

Editor:

Harold Young

Production Designer:

Max Parker

Production Company:

First National Pictures, Inc.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
27 May 1928.
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New York Times
21 May 1928
p. 25.
Variety
23 May 1928
p. 39.
DETAILS
Release Date:
20 May 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: week of 19 May 1928
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
7 May 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25223
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
7,187
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Rakish Archduke Alexander falls in love with Judith Peredy, sister of the doctor who practices in a Hungarian village near Alexander's hunting lodge. Although Judith loves Alexander, she outwardly spurns him, having been warned by her brother, Eugene. Not one to suffer denial lightly, the archduke comes to Judith's room during Eugene's absence from home and makes violent love to her. Eugene arrives and is saved from the archduke's sword when Judith shoots the man she loves. She and her brother are imprisoned in Budapest at the command of the archduke's father, who does not want his son to marry beneath himself. When Judith is sure of her love for Alexander, she convinces his father and mother of her sincerity. By special dispensation from the emperor the marriage is ... +


Rakish Archduke Alexander falls in love with Judith Peredy, sister of the doctor who practices in a Hungarian village near Alexander's hunting lodge. Although Judith loves Alexander, she outwardly spurns him, having been warned by her brother, Eugene. Not one to suffer denial lightly, the archduke comes to Judith's room during Eugene's absence from home and makes violent love to her. Eugene arrives and is saved from the archduke's sword when Judith shoots the man she loves. She and her brother are imprisoned in Budapest at the command of the archduke's father, who does not want his son to marry beneath himself. When Judith is sure of her love for Alexander, she convinces his father and mother of her sincerity. By special dispensation from the emperor the marriage is allowed. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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