Divine Sinner (1928)

60 mins | Romance | July 1928

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HISTORY

According to a studio directory in the 26 May 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 19 May ... More Less

According to a studio directory in the 26 May 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 19 May 1928. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World
26 May 1928
p. 102.
Film Daily
23 Sep 1928.
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Kinematograph Weekly
26 Jul 1928
p. 46.
Variety
26 Sep 1928
p. 15.
DETAILS
Release Date:
July 1928
Production Date:
began 19 May 1928
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
60
Length(in feet):
5,683
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

To aid her destitute family in Austria, Lillia Ludwig goes to Paris after the war to find work and falls in with a forger. They are arrested, and the police trade their freedom for Lillia's agreement to make love to Prince Josef Miguel as part of a "diplomatic" plot. Lillia successfully vamps the prince and then falls in love with him. When Josef's father dies and the prince is informed of his succession to the throne, the plot thickens, but Josef has the final word: he abdicates for his lady ... +


To aid her destitute family in Austria, Lillia Ludwig goes to Paris after the war to find work and falls in with a forger. They are arrested, and the police trade their freedom for Lillia's agreement to make love to Prince Josef Miguel as part of a "diplomatic" plot. Lillia successfully vamps the prince and then falls in love with him. When Josef's father dies and the prince is informed of his succession to the throne, the plot thickens, but Josef has the final word: he abdicates for his lady love. +

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