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Shifting Sands (I) (1918)

 |  Drama  |  1 August 1918 (USA)
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Marcia Grey is wrongly convicted on trumped-up evidence of a German. After serving her term, she rebuilds her life and marries well. The German then attempts to blackmail her into helping ... See full summary »

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Marcia Grey is wrongly convicted on trumped-up evidence of a German. After serving her term, she rebuilds her life and marries well. The German then attempts to blackmail her into helping the German cause during WWI. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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Gloria Swanson's Eyes
30 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Neat little melodrama that stars Gloria Swanson as a struggling artist who is framed by her lecherous landlord. After getting out of jail she joins the Salvation Army where she again meets the rich do-gooder (Joe King) she had once met in an art gallery. He has a passion for helping the poor and invites Swanson to help him build a model housing village for tenement dwellers. They fall in love and marry, but to his mother's (Lillian Langdon) dismay.

Years later the landlord shows up in the guise of another man. Swanson seems to remember him but can't place him until she discovers he has invaded her house as a weekend guest to steal some papers from the family safe. The mother sees Swanson run off with the man under cover of night and alerts her son and the police.

They arrive just as Swanson and the landlord are battling for the gun.....

Minor drama runs about 45 minutes, directed by Albert Parker, was among the last films Swanson made for Traingle Pictures before making the quantum leap to working for Cecil B.DeMille.

This is not a great film but Swanson has, by 1918, learned to dominate every frame of film she appears in. At age 21, Gloria Swanson was a star!


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