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Film Daily
10 Apr 1921.
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Variety
29 Apr 21
p. 41.
DETAILS
Release Date:
March 1921
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Patrick Scott, local chief of state constabulary, loves Diane Orsini, whose father, a rich Italian, is suspected of being head of the Black Hand. Scott is detailed to obtain evidence and capture the gang and its leader. This investigation results in several tense situations--the last one an all-out gun fight in which Pat is injured and Orsini's henchmen are killed. Pat later recovers both his health and Diane, and Orsini, having incurred his daughter's animosity and seen his empire destroyed, commits ... +


Patrick Scott, local chief of state constabulary, loves Diane Orsini, whose father, a rich Italian, is suspected of being head of the Black Hand. Scott is detailed to obtain evidence and capture the gang and its leader. This investigation results in several tense situations--the last one an all-out gun fight in which Pat is injured and Orsini's henchmen are killed. Pat later recovers both his health and Diane, and Orsini, having incurred his daughter's animosity and seen his empire destroyed, commits suicide. +

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