Abie Lavisky, the son of a wealthy Jewish textile mill owner, hears about the plight of Jews in Russia, who are starving and oppressed. He decides to raise money to help them, comes up with $100,000. He's about to leave for Russia with the money when his father informs him that a matchmaker has found a young girl in Russia for him, and that Abie is to bring the girl home with him to marry his father. Abie objects, but his father is absolutely insistent. Disheartened, Abie acquiesces to his father's wishes, but doesn't know that his father has other plans afoot. Written by
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Shot in 1924, not released until 1925. See more