Outlaw leader "Draw" Egan, believed dead, turns up in the town of Yellow Dog. The townsfolk believe him to be William Blake, a strong and law-abiding man. They appoint him sheriff to rid ... See full summary »
William S. Hart
William S. Hart,
The parallel stories of a modern preacher and a medieval monk, Gabriel the Ascetic, who is killed by an ignorant mob for making a nude statue representing Truth, which is also represented by a ghostly naked girl who flits throughout the film.
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Anna Q. Nilsson,
Agnes and Ellen Isit, two poor English sisters, unexpectedly inherit from their uncle a rich estate near Naples, complete with big villa and manly Italian majordomo. The latter, Salvatore, ... See full summary »
Ramona, a young girl growing up on her adoptive mother's rancho in California, falls in love with the Indian lad Alessandro. When Ramona is denied permission to marry Alessandro, the two ... See full summary »
Henry B. Walthall,
Francis J. Grandon
Only a fragment is available on DVD - 9 minutes worth of a badly decomposing reel. This features Norma as the wife of an artist, who when frustrated, resorts to heroin to calm her nerves. She recommends it for her uptight husband, played by Tully Marshall. Soon he is addicted, hallucinating and forcing himself upon her with the needle to induce a mutual experience (she protests as it is only a recreational drug for her). He runs off in a state of madness.
A complete print exists at the Library of Congress - 35 mm - 5 reels. Original running time is 59 minutes.
More information about this and all films of Norma Talmadge, both extant and lost, can be found online at Stanford University's Greta DeGroat web site, devoted to Norma.
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