(story "The Poetic Justice of Uko San"),


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Cast overview:
Alice Lake ...
Cpl. Bob Fitzgerald
Mrs. Georges Mordeaux
Gaston Glass ...
Ralph Fitzgerald
Sgt. Georges Mordeaux
Fu Chang


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melodrama | northwest | See All (2) »







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1 June 1922 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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I Am the Law (1922) - Lost ?
29 May 2016 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Robert Fitzgerald ( Kenneth Harlan ), a Royal Mounted Policeman, rescues Joan Cameron ( Alice Lake ) from the evil clutches of dance hall owner Fu Chang ( Wallace Beery ), but she falls in love with Tom ( Gaston Glass ), Robert's brother, who is carrying on an affair with another officer's wife. Discovered by the husband, Tom apparently kills him; and Bob, believing himself to be dying and that Joan loves Tom, assumes responsibility for the crime and signs a confession. Although Bob recovers, his brother announces his death. When Bob reappears, Tom arrests him; and Bob is about to be lynched when Joan forces a confession from the widow of the slain officer. Tom commits suicide, and Joan realizes her love for Bob.

This 1922 silent melodrama was produced by was based on the story, "The Poetic Justice of Uko San" by James Oliver Curwood and starred Alice Lake and Kenneth Harlan. It also featured brothers, Noah Beery, Sr. and Wallace Beery. Sadly, I Am the Law is now listed as a lost silent film.

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