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Elizza La Porta,
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Guillaume des Forêts,
Murnau's Seventh film is among the lost: synopsis follows.
Maud, a demi-monde is kept by Chester, a millionaire. Brilburn, her brother, is a ne'er-do-well who bums money from his sister. He influences his sister to have Chester buy her an expensive pearl necklace, so he can steal it. Prince, a friend of Chester, is a gambler and down on his luck. He sneaks into the house to steal the pearls and in doing so, attacks and believes he has killed Chester. Brilburn attempts the theft shortly after, finding Chester, and runs, horrified, from the scene, but leaving behind identifying evidence. The police track down both men, Chester is revived, and the truth as well as the stolen pearls come eventually to light.
This is one of the LOST films - no negative or positive materials are known to exist.
Above gleaned from Lotte Eisner's biography of Murnau.
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