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DATE
PAGE
ETR
25 Mar 22
p. 1221.
Film Daily
26 Mar 1922.
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MPW
1 Apr 22
p. 554.
MPW
22 Apr 22
p. 875.
Variety
24 1922
p. 41.
DETAILS
Release Date:
19 March 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Bennett Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
18 March 1922
Copyright Number:
LP17661
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,400
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In Sicily, Cardi, a Mafia leader of unknown identity, sends warnings to Countess Margherita that she must not marry Count Martinello. En route to the wedding Martinello is murdered by Cardi's band, and Norvin Blake, a wounded young American, makes his way to the countess and breaks the news, and she swears to avenge the death of her beloved. Several years later, in New Orleans, Margherita, posing as a nurse, meets Blake, and he declares his love for her. Recognizing Norcone, a giant laborer, as the leader of the band that killed Martinello, Blake has him arrested after engaging him in a hand-to-hand fight. Maruffi, a suitor for the hand of Margherita, is discovered to be Cardi. The Italian-Sicilian colony is aroused against him, and during a fight between Blake and Cardi, the latter is stabbed by Margherita's maid; Blake finally wins ... +


In Sicily, Cardi, a Mafia leader of unknown identity, sends warnings to Countess Margherita that she must not marry Count Martinello. En route to the wedding Martinello is murdered by Cardi's band, and Norvin Blake, a wounded young American, makes his way to the countess and breaks the news, and she swears to avenge the death of her beloved. Several years later, in New Orleans, Margherita, posing as a nurse, meets Blake, and he declares his love for her. Recognizing Norcone, a giant laborer, as the leader of the band that killed Martinello, Blake has him arrested after engaging him in a hand-to-hand fight. Maruffi, a suitor for the hand of Margherita, is discovered to be Cardi. The Italian-Sicilian colony is aroused against him, and during a fight between Blake and Cardi, the latter is stabbed by Margherita's maid; Blake finally wins Margherita. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


Subject

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

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