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The Young Rajah (1922)

Passed  -  Romance | Drama  -  12 November 1922 (USA)
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A young man raised in the American South discovers he is an Indian prince whose throne was taken by usurpers.

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(as Philip Rosen)

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(from the play: "Amos Judd" by), (and the novel by), 1 more credit »
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Complete credited cast:
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Amos Judd (as Rodolph Valentino)
Charles Ogle ...
Joshua Judd
Fanny Midgley ...
Sarah Judd
George Periolat ...
General Devi Das Gadi
George Field ...
Prince Rajanya Paikparra Munsingh
Bertram Grassby ...
Maharajah Ali Kahn
Josef Swickard ...
Narada - the Mystic
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Stephen Van Kovert
Robert Ober ...
Horace Bennett
Jack Giddings ...
Austin Slade Jr.
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Molly Cabot
Edward Jobson ...
John Cabot
J. Farrell MacDonald ...
Amhad Beg - Prime Minister (as J. Farrell Macdonald)
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A young man raised in the American South discovers he is an Indian prince whose throne was taken by usurpers.

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HE WAS A PRINCE of India, she an American girl. The whole world stood between them-and-yet-

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Romance | Drama

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12 November 1922 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le jeune rajah  »

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(2006 alternate)

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1.33 : 1
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An nitrate print of this film, once thought lost, has been discovered and restored. Approximately the first two-thirds is still lost and has been fleshed out with stills. The restored film had its American television debut on Turner Classic Movies on May 21, 2006. See more »

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Except for Rudolph Valentino, whose name appears above the title, actors and their character names are credited only in the intertitles right before they appear on-screen and are listed in the same order in the IMDb cast. All other actors are marked uncredited. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood: Swanson and Valentino (1980) See more »

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1922 Classic Film
19 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Love to look at old films way before my time and especially this film which was made up of mostly still photos and about one-third of the film on tape. Fanny Midgley gives a great performance with Rudolph Valentino who captures his heart and Valentino does everything in his power to bring her to the altar, but Fanny is not convinced because of the color of his skin being from India. Fanny reads in a book that skin color should not make a difference if you are in love and Fanny discovers she changes her mind and her way of thinking. This film will take you to India, Connecticut and some people are able to foretell about the future. If you like very old films, this is a great 1922 Classic. Enjoy


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