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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
MPN
30 Jun 17
p. 4114.
MPW
2 Jun 17
p. 1366 (ad insert).
MPW
9 Jun 17
p. 1669.
MPW
24 Nov 17
p. 1232.
Variety
15 Jun 17
p. 27.
Wid's
21 Jun 17
p. 392.
DETAILS
Release Date:
4 June 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
4 June 1917
Copyright Number:
LP10890
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Krishna Dhwaj, the son of the Maharajah of Rhamput, is in love with Lakshima, the daughter of the Maharajah of Bhartari, but their fathers will not allow them to marry. Krishna is then sent to Harvard to get an American education. Lakshima, determined to kill herself when her father orders her to marry an old man, jumps into the ocean. She does not drown, however, but is rescued by George Morling, a Bostonian, who smuggles her on board his ship dressed in boy's clothing. George, the son of a minister, is engaged to a proper Bostonian woman. Although he has not behaved improperly, George fears that his fiancée and her father will not understand the situation, and so he hides Lakshima in a trunk. Once back in Boston, George's fiancée discovers Lakshima and is horrified, but after several misunderstandings, George and his fiancée are reconciled, and Lakshima is able to find and marry her Indian sweetheart ... +


Krishna Dhwaj, the son of the Maharajah of Rhamput, is in love with Lakshima, the daughter of the Maharajah of Bhartari, but their fathers will not allow them to marry. Krishna is then sent to Harvard to get an American education. Lakshima, determined to kill herself when her father orders her to marry an old man, jumps into the ocean. She does not drown, however, but is rescued by George Morling, a Bostonian, who smuggles her on board his ship dressed in boy's clothing. George, the son of a minister, is engaged to a proper Bostonian woman. Although he has not behaved improperly, George fears that his fiancée and her father will not understand the situation, and so he hides Lakshima in a trunk. Once back in Boston, George's fiancée discovers Lakshima and is horrified, but after several misunderstandings, George and his fiancée are reconciled, and Lakshima is able to find and marry her Indian sweetheart Krishna. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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