Annie Laurie (1927)

97 mins | Romance | 17 September 1927

Cinematographer:

Oliver T. Marsh

Production Designers:

Cedric Gibbons, Merrill Pye

Production Company:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
5 Jun 1927
p. 18.
Moving Picture World
21 May 1927
p. 211.
New York Times
12 May 1924
p. 3.
Photoplay
Jul 1927
p. 55.
Variety
18 May 1927
p. 20.
DETAILS
Release Date:
17 September 1927
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 11 May 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
Copyright Date:
27 May 1927
Copyright Number:
LP24122
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
97
Length(in feet):
8,730
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In the Scottish highlands where the MacDonald and Campbell clans are constantly feuding, the body of a MacDonald is sent to the enemy chieftain. That night, the MacDonalds raid the Campbell grounds. Alastair captures Enid, daughter of the Campbell chieftain, and when a truce is declared, she decides to remain with her new husband, Alastair. The King of England attempts to end the clan warfare by peace treaties. Meanwhile, Ian MacDonald begins to court Annie Laurie, the governor's daughter, who has a natural preference for the more refined Donald Campbell. The MacDonalds are tricked into housing Campbell troops, and the bridge to the beacon light is destroyed. Annie gives her aid in lighting the beacon, thus siding with Ian and the MacDonalds, who take revenge on their ... +


In the Scottish highlands where the MacDonald and Campbell clans are constantly feuding, the body of a MacDonald is sent to the enemy chieftain. That night, the MacDonalds raid the Campbell grounds. Alastair captures Enid, daughter of the Campbell chieftain, and when a truce is declared, she decides to remain with her new husband, Alastair. The King of England attempts to end the clan warfare by peace treaties. Meanwhile, Ian MacDonald begins to court Annie Laurie, the governor's daughter, who has a natural preference for the more refined Donald Campbell. The MacDonalds are tricked into housing Campbell troops, and the bridge to the beacon light is destroyed. Annie gives her aid in lighting the beacon, thus siding with Ian and the MacDonalds, who take revenge on their enemies. +

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Subject (Major):

Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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