The Coming of Amos (1925)

Romance | 6 September 1925

Director:

Paul H. Sloane

Cinematographer:

Arthur Miller

Production Designer:

Chester Gore

Production Company:

Cinema Corp. of America
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
27 Sep 1925
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New York Times
8 Sep 1925
p. 29
Variety
16 Sep 1925
p. 41
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Paul Sloane
Dir
PRODUCER
Cecil B. De Mille
Pres
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Coming of Amos by William John Locke (London, 1924).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
6 September 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 6 Sep 1925
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Cinema Corp. of America
5 September 1925
LP21791
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,677
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Amos Burden, an Australian sheep rancher, fulfills a promise to his deceased mother and goes to visit his Uncle David, an artist, who lives on the Riviera. Despite his lack of polish and finesse, Amos attracts the attention of Nadia, an exiled Russian princess, and the two soon fall madly in love. Nadia then tells Amos that she is married to Ramón García, an unprincipled scoundrel who forced her into marriage by promising to save her family from the Russian reign of terror. García later kidnaps Nadia and takes her to an island fortress, attempting to have his way with her by locking her in a dungeon that is rapidly filling with water. Amos follows them to the island and rescues Nadia. Foiled by his own devious design, García himself drowns in the ...

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Amos Burden, an Australian sheep rancher, fulfills a promise to his deceased mother and goes to visit his Uncle David, an artist, who lives on the Riviera. Despite his lack of polish and finesse, Amos attracts the attention of Nadia, an exiled Russian princess, and the two soon fall madly in love. Nadia then tells Amos that she is married to Ramón García, an unprincipled scoundrel who forced her into marriage by promising to save her family from the Russian reign of terror. García later kidnaps Nadia and takes her to an island fortress, attempting to have his way with her by locking her in a dungeon that is rapidly filling with water. Amos follows them to the island and rescues Nadia. Foiled by his own devious design, García himself drowns in the dungeon.

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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