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According to items in the 26 May 1923 and 2 Jun 1923 issues of Camera, director Marshall Neilan, assistant director Frank Urson, and twenty-seven members of the cast and crew arrived in San Francisco, CA, by boat the previous Monday. Location man Leeds Baxter had already been in town for a week, making arrangements. They filmed scenes on the U.S. Army Docks, using real soldiers and thirty-to-forty extras. Then, on the return trip to Los Angeles, the company continued filming on the boat. ...

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According to items in the 26 May 1923 and 2 Jun 1923 issues of Camera, director Marshall Neilan, assistant director Frank Urson, and twenty-seven members of the cast and crew arrived in San Francisco, CA, by boat the previous Monday. Location man Leeds Baxter had already been in town for a week, making arrangements. They filmed scenes on the U.S. Army Docks, using real soldiers and thirty-to-forty extras. Then, on the return trip to Los Angeles, the company continued filming on the boat.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Camera
26 May 1923
p. 6
Camera
2 Jun 1923
p. 6
Film Daily
6 Jan 1924
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Variety
3 Jan 1924
p. 23
DETAILS
Release Date:
11 November 1923
Production Date:
May--Jun 1923
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Goldwyn Pictures
2 December 1923
LP19825
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,415
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

The czar banishes Prince Sergei to Siberia for marrying without his consent. The wife, Varvara, dies, leaving a baby girl named Vera. Forced to flee, the prince leaves the girl in the care of Vassilly, a friend. Years later, during the Russian Civil War, the countryside is raided by Cossacks. Walter Stanford, an American soldier, saves Vera, now 18 years old, from being attacked by a Cossack chief. The Cossack forces Vera to marry him, then brutally beats her. The soldier returns, claims the girl, and marries her after the Cossack is accidentally buried ...

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The czar banishes Prince Sergei to Siberia for marrying without his consent. The wife, Varvara, dies, leaving a baby girl named Vera. Forced to flee, the prince leaves the girl in the care of Vassilly, a friend. Years later, during the Russian Civil War, the countryside is raided by Cossacks. Walter Stanford, an American soldier, saves Vera, now 18 years old, from being attacked by a Cossack chief. The Cossack forces Vera to marry him, then brutally beats her. The soldier returns, claims the girl, and marries her after the Cossack is accidentally buried alive.

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Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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