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The Soul of Kura San (1916)

 -  Drama  -  30 October 1916 (USA)
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When his fiancée commits suicide after being used by an American artist, a Japanese art dealer seeks to get vengeance by seducing the artist's wife.

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(as E.J. Le Saint)

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Myrtle Stedman ...
Tsuru Aoki ...
Kura-San
George Webb ...
Herbert Graham
Kisaburo Kurihara ...
Naguchi
George Kuwa ...
Oki
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Kura San and Toyo want to marry, but Kura San's greedy father prevents their union due to Toyo's poverty. Toyo leaves Japan for the United States to take over his uncle's business, telling Kura San to wait for him. While he is away, Kura San's father hides Toyo's letters and tells her Toyo is now married. The despondent Kura San becomes a geisha and while modeling for an American artist, is seduced by him. Ashamed, she commits suicide. Toyo discovers this and decides to avenge his beloved by seducing the artist's bride, Anne, before killing the artist himself. Written by cupcakes

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