The Man Who Came Back (1924)

Melodrama | 17 August 1924

Director:

Emmett Flynn

Writer:

Edmund Goulding

Cinematographer:

Lucien Andriot

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Man Who Came Back by John Fleming Wilson (New York, 1912) and the play of the same title by Jules Eckert Goodman (New York, 2 Sep 1916).
DETAILS
Release Date:
17 August 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
30 June 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20419
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
8,293
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Henry Potter is banished from his home because of his unregenerate character. Marcelle, a girl who loves him, also leaves home, and they meet again in Shanghai, where she has become addicted to morphine. They awaken each other's self-respect, and her love brings about his redemption and reconciliation with his ... +


Henry Potter is banished from his home because of his unregenerate character. Marcelle, a girl who loves him, also leaves home, and they meet again in Shanghai, where she has become addicted to morphine. They awaken each other's self-respect, and her love brings about his redemption and reconciliation with his father. +

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