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DATE
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Exhibitors Trade Review
27 Jun 1925
p. 58.
Film Daily
21 Jun 1925.
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New York Times
11 Jun 1925
p. 14.
Variety
10 Jun 1925
p. 47.
CAST
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SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play The Moon-Flower by Zoë Akins (New York, 25 Feb 1924), which was based on a Hungarian play work by Lajos Biró (production date undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
11 May 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
15 May 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21465
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,305
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Having no use for women of his own rank, the Duke of Poltava falls in love with Eve, a peasant girl whom he sends to Paris to be educated preparatory to becoming his duchess. Having learned all the secrets of femininity in the shops and salons of the French capital, Eve joins the Duke at the Villa d'Or on the Riviera, where the duke, made suspicious by Eve's poise and beauty, attempts to keep other men away from her. Pierre then arrives on the beach, intent on going through the small fortune left him by his uncle. Pierre meets Eve, and it is love at first sight. He soon angers the duke, and they fight a duel, with Pierre wounding the duke. Pierre then goes to Eve and claims her for his own, but she rejects him and returns to the duke, to whom she expresses her undying ... +


Having no use for women of his own rank, the Duke of Poltava falls in love with Eve, a peasant girl whom he sends to Paris to be educated preparatory to becoming his duchess. Having learned all the secrets of femininity in the shops and salons of the French capital, Eve joins the Duke at the Villa d'Or on the Riviera, where the duke, made suspicious by Eve's poise and beauty, attempts to keep other men away from her. Pierre then arrives on the beach, intent on going through the small fortune left him by his uncle. Pierre meets Eve, and it is love at first sight. He soon angers the duke, and they fight a duel, with Pierre wounding the duke. Pierre then goes to Eve and claims her for his own, but she rejects him and returns to the duke, to whom she expresses her undying love. +

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