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6 Aug 21
p. 681.
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Scen
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Story and scen
Story and scen
PHOTOGRAPHY
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DETAILS
Release Date:
July 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Realart Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
23 May 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16574
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,964
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

On her voyage to the United States, Marya Nisko falls in love with another Polish immigrant, Sascha Rabinoff. Arriving and discovering her sister's poverty, she fails as a lady's maid and then arranges an introduction to a theatrical manager, though Sascha is opposed to her becoming a professional dancer. She obtains an engagement through Stephen Ross, who arranges for her training. Meanwhile, unable to pursue his education and reduced to the breadline, Sascha attracts the attention of a wealthy philanthropist, Josef Marinoff, who takes an interest in his idea for a home for immigrants, and through Marinoff's aid he and Marya are ... +


On her voyage to the United States, Marya Nisko falls in love with another Polish immigrant, Sascha Rabinoff. Arriving and discovering her sister's poverty, she fails as a lady's maid and then arranges an introduction to a theatrical manager, though Sascha is opposed to her becoming a professional dancer. She obtains an engagement through Stephen Ross, who arranges for her training. Meanwhile, unable to pursue his education and reduced to the breadline, Sascha attracts the attention of a wealthy philanthropist, Josef Marinoff, who takes an interest in his idea for a home for immigrants, and through Marinoff's aid he and Marya are reunited. +

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Offscreen Credit
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AFI Life Achievement Award

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