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The 3 Jun 1922 edition of Universal Weekly reported that on 25 May 1922, Priscilla Dean badly burned her hands when she tried to help director Tod Browning carry hot cans of positive film prints of Under Two Flags from a fire that broke out in an editing room. The 17 Jun 1922 Universal Weekly noted that because of her burns, Dean would need "a short time" before starting her next film, Trimmed in Scarlet. Universal Pictures replaced her in that ... More Less

The 3 Jun 1922 edition of Universal Weekly reported that on 25 May 1922, Priscilla Dean badly burned her hands when she tried to help director Tod Browning carry hot cans of positive film prints of Under Two Flags from a fire that broke out in an editing room. The 17 Jun 1922 Universal Weekly noted that because of her burns, Dean would need "a short time" before starting her next film, Trimmed in Scarlet. Universal Pictures replaced her in that picture. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Universal Weekly
3 Jun 1922
p. 11.
Universal Weekly
17 Jun 1922
p. 11.
DETAILS
Release Date:
6 November 1922
Premiere Information:
New York--Chicago premiere: ca24 September 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Copyright Date:
21 September 1922
Copyright Number:
LP18229
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,407
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

An English nobleman, known only as Victor, arrives in Algiers and joins the French Foreign Legion as a private without revealing his true identity. He attracts and is loved by Cigarette, a French-Arab girl and "daughter of the regiment," but does not return her attentions. She is at first furious, and when she learns Victor's past and the name of his true love she goes to the Princess Corona with the intention of killing her. But Cigarette's hate turns to admiration, and she reveals Victor's identity to the princess. Learning of Sheik Ben Ali Hammed's plots against Victor and Algiers, she gives evidence that clears him of treason, makes a wild ride ahead of the Arabs to warn the troops, and dies in Victor's arms after shielding him from the executioner's ... +


An English nobleman, known only as Victor, arrives in Algiers and joins the French Foreign Legion as a private without revealing his true identity. He attracts and is loved by Cigarette, a French-Arab girl and "daughter of the regiment," but does not return her attentions. She is at first furious, and when she learns Victor's past and the name of his true love she goes to the Princess Corona with the intention of killing her. But Cigarette's hate turns to admiration, and she reveals Victor's identity to the princess. Learning of Sheik Ben Ali Hammed's plots against Victor and Algiers, she gives evidence that clears him of treason, makes a wild ride ahead of the Arabs to warn the troops, and dies in Victor's arms after shielding him from the executioner's bullet. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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