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The Eagle (1925)

Unrated | | Action, Comedy, Drama | 8 November 1925 (USA)
A wanted Russian lieutenant becomes a masked vigilante seeking vengeance upon the man who stole his family's land, only to fall for his charming daughter.

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Vladimir Dubrouvsky, a lieutenant in the Russian army, catches the eye of Czarina Catherine II. He spurns her advances and flees, and she puts out a warrant for his arrest, dead or alive. Vladimir learns that his father's lands have been taken by the evil Kyrilla Troekouroff, and his father dies. He dons a black mask, and becomes the outlaw The Black Eagle. He enters the Troekouroff household disguised as a French instructor for Kyrilla's daughter Mascha. He is after vengeance, but instead falls in love with Mascha. Written by John Oswalt <jao@jao.com>

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In the scene where the camera moves along the banquet table, the table used had to be specially designed to move apart so that the camera could travel backward. See more »

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The story is set during the reign of Catherine the Great, who died in 1796, but the clothing styles are much closer to those worn in the early 19th century. And at one point Vladimir lights a candle with a friction match, which weren't invented until 1826. See more »

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Version of The Rebel (1943) See more »

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Great silent...
17 January 2004 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This was the first silent film I'd ever seen, and it immediately captivated me. All the acting is incredible, and Valentino's allure is breathtaking. The story is adventurous and interesting and even humorous at times. I recommend it to anyone interested in seeing a silent film or anyone just looking to see some classic entertainment.


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