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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
22 Aug 1926.
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New York Times
10 Aug 1926
p. 19.
Variety
11 Aug 1926
p. 14.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Asher-Small-Rogers Presents
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Chief cine
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Into Her Kingdom" by Ruth Comfort Mitchell in Red Book Magazine (Mar 1925).
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 August 1926
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 8 August 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Corinne Griffith Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
30 July 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22990
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,447
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Stepan, a Russian peasant, is sent to Siberia for allegedly insulting the Grand Duchess Tatiana. Seven years later, upon his release, he joins the Bolsheviks who are plotting to execute the imperial family. Ivan, formerly his tutor as well as that of the royal family, persuades him to flee to America with Tatiana, now a beautiful young lady; though reluctant, he is at last won over by her beauty. Although she does not love the lowborn Stepan, Tatiana follows, and they settle in New Jersey as husband and wife. Clerking in a store, she tells stories to neighborhood children of the experiences of a princess, matching her story with facts of her early life; Stepan, realizing his inequality, pledges to return her to Russia. There he finds diplomatic agents eager for information of the supposedly massacred royal family, but Tatiana, having become a mother, enters Russia with her child, disclaims her royal birth, and is happily reunited with ... +


Stepan, a Russian peasant, is sent to Siberia for allegedly insulting the Grand Duchess Tatiana. Seven years later, upon his release, he joins the Bolsheviks who are plotting to execute the imperial family. Ivan, formerly his tutor as well as that of the royal family, persuades him to flee to America with Tatiana, now a beautiful young lady; though reluctant, he is at last won over by her beauty. Although she does not love the lowborn Stepan, Tatiana follows, and they settle in New Jersey as husband and wife. Clerking in a store, she tells stories to neighborhood children of the experiences of a princess, matching her story with facts of her early life; Stepan, realizing his inequality, pledges to return her to Russia. There he finds diplomatic agents eager for information of the supposedly massacred royal family, but Tatiana, having become a mother, enters Russia with her child, disclaims her royal birth, and is happily reunited with Stepan. +

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