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Silence (1926)

Passed | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 25 April 1926 (USA)
Jim Warren, a crook, is married to Norma, but there was a flaw in their marriage papers and he must marry her gain to protect their unborn child. He returns home and gives her some money ... See full summary »

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Norma Drake / Norma Powers
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Jim Warren
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Harry Silvers
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Arthur Lawrence
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Phil Powers
Virginia Pearson ...
Millie Burke
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Jim Warren, a crook, is married to Norma, but there was a flaw in their marriage papers and he must marry her gain to protect their unborn child. He returns home and gives her some money but it has been stolen and she is sent to jail as an accomplice. To get her out, he is forced to marry another woman and Norma, thinking Jim has deserted her marries Phil Powers, and gives birth to Jim's daughter. Years later, Jim meets his daughter in the midst of a blackmail scheme against Norma over her earlier imprisonment. The daughter shoots the blackmailer, and Jim takes the blame. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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jail | crook | blackmail | marriage | usa | See All (24) »

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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25 April 1926 (USA)  »

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This film was long thought lost, but in 2016 La Cinémathèque Française found a copy of the film in their archives. A complete restoration is in progress with a planned debut at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival in June 2017. See more »

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DeMille Pictures Corporation
31 December 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Whilst in exile from Famous Players Lasky, Cecil B. DeMille set up the DeMille Pictures Corporation to produce his own films, as well as to facilitate the films of his brother, William C. DeMille. Cecil acted as a presenter on this film.


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