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The Young Rajah (1922)

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)

Writers:

(from the play: "Amos Judd" by) (as Althea Luce), (and the novel by) (as J.A. Mitchell) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Amos Judd (as Rodolph Valentino)
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Molly Cabot
Pat Moore ...
Amos as a Child
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Joshua Judd
Fanny Midgley ...
Sarah Judd
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Horace Bennett
Jack Giddings ...
Austin Slade Jr.
Edward Jobson ...
John Cabot
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Narada - the Mystic
Bertram Grassby ...
Maharajah Ali Kahn
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Amhad Beg - Prime Minister (as J. Farrell Macdonald)
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General Devi Das Gadi
George Field ...
Prince Rajanya Paikparra Munsingh
Maude Wayne ...
Miss Elsie Van Kovert
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Stephen Van Kovert
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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-

Genres:

Romance | Drama

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

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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Trivia

Before the release of this film Rudolph Valentino would marry Natacha Rambova, its costume designer. Unfortunately, the divorce from his first wife was not yet finalized, so he was arrested on a charge of bigamy and thrown in jail. The studio refused to post his bail. Instead, he had to rely on a group of friends to bail him out. See more »

Quotes

Molly Cabot: Tell me, why did you look so startled when you saw me in the conservatory?
Amos Judd: Because I had seen you before - in my dreams. Do you believe in predestination, Miss Cabot?
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Crazy Credits

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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Hard to Watch
17 September 2007 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

As others have said, what is left to this film is put together with stills and interspersed with the actual film. Very, very difficult to watch; even understand because of this. I really don't know if it should have ever been accomplished as it is incoherent and unsubstantial in this chopped up way. In any case, we see the young Valentino, an amazing actor from so, so very long ago, yet it is difficult to say anything because of the film's deterioration. Too bad, but for Valentino fans, of long ago and today, it is nice to watch. He has or shall I say "had" a distinctive Italian young man look, and as others have said, whether he would have been successful at or in any other time in motion picture history is also difficult to judge.


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