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DATE
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Film Daily
18 Apr 1926.
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Variety
2 Jun 1926
p. 15.
DETAILS
Release Date:
28 March 1926
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 24 May 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
28 March 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22611
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,950
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Petroff, an officer in the Imperial Russian Army, is in love with Sonia, a schoolteacher who casts her lot with revolutionaries. During a wave of cruelty and supression, she is exiled with her brother to Siberia. There Petroff is sent in the discharge of his official duties and secretly renews their romance. When the Bolsheviki overthrow the government, Sonia is freed and aids in the escape of Petroff, who incurs the enmity of Egor, the revolutionary leader, because he is a royalist. Together they escape across the frozen wastes in a sledge, pursued by wolves and Egor, who has used patriotism as a cloak to conceal personal ... +


Petroff, an officer in the Imperial Russian Army, is in love with Sonia, a schoolteacher who casts her lot with revolutionaries. During a wave of cruelty and supression, she is exiled with her brother to Siberia. There Petroff is sent in the discharge of his official duties and secretly renews their romance. When the Bolsheviki overthrow the government, Sonia is freed and aids in the escape of Petroff, who incurs the enmity of Egor, the revolutionary leader, because he is a royalist. Together they escape across the frozen wastes in a sledge, pursued by wolves and Egor, who has used patriotism as a cloak to conceal personal ambitions. +

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