Three Faces East (1926)

Drama | 1926

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HISTORY

Another adaptation of Anthony Paul Kelly's play was produced under the same title by Warner Bros. in 1930. That film was directed by Roy Del Ruth and starred Constance Bennett and Eric von Stroheim. In 1940, Warner Bros. produced another adaptation of the play under the title British Intelligence, directed by Terry Morse and starring Boris Karloff and Margaret Lindsay. (see entries below). ...

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Another adaptation of Anthony Paul Kelly's play was produced under the same title by Warner Bros. in 1930. That film was directed by Roy Del Ruth and starred Constance Bennett and Eric von Stroheim. In 1940, Warner Bros. produced another adaptation of the play under the title British Intelligence, directed by Terry Morse and starring Boris Karloff and Margaret Lindsay. (see entries below).

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
21 Feb 1926
p. 6
New York Times
16 Feb 1926
p. 22
Photoplay
Mar 1926
p. 54
Variety
10 Feb 1926
p. 40
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
Cecil B. De Mille
Pres
WRITERS
Monte Katterjohn
Adpt
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOUND
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Three Faces East by Anthony Paul Kelly (New York, 13 Aug 1918).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
1926
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 3 Feb 1926
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Cinema Corp. of America
14 December 1925
LP22130
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,419
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

While a prisoner of war in Germany, Frank Bennett is attended by Fräulein Marks, a German nurse to whom he is greatly attracted. Fräulein Marks is captured in a British raid and turns out to be Miss Hawtree of the British Secret Service. She is sent to the home of George Bennett, the head of the War Office, with instructions to run to ground a German spy named Boelke. At Bennett's home, Miss Hawtree gives the appearance of falling in love with Valdar, a servant who has been wounded in the war. Valdar turns out to be Boelke in disguise, and Miss Hawtree is responsible for his death. After the war, Frank looks forward to a happy future with Miss ...

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While a prisoner of war in Germany, Frank Bennett is attended by Fräulein Marks, a German nurse to whom he is greatly attracted. Fräulein Marks is captured in a British raid and turns out to be Miss Hawtree of the British Secret Service. She is sent to the home of George Bennett, the head of the War Office, with instructions to run to ground a German spy named Boelke. At Bennett's home, Miss Hawtree gives the appearance of falling in love with Valdar, a servant who has been wounded in the war. Valdar turns out to be Boelke in disguise, and Miss Hawtree is responsible for his death. After the war, Frank looks forward to a happy future with Miss Hawtree.

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GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Espionage


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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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