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The Nightingale (1914)

Franti, an organ grinder of the poor districts of New York, has a daughter, Isola, who sings to his street piano's accompaniment. Andrea, a worthless son, and a member of the notorious "Red... See full summary »

Director:

Augustus Thomas (as Augustus E. Thomas)

Writer:

Augustus Thomas (story) (as Augustus E. Thomas)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ethel Barrymore ... Isola Franti - 'The Nightingale'
William Courtleigh ... Tony Franti
Frank Andrews ... Andrea Franti
Conway Tearle ... Charles Marden
Charles A. Stevenson ... Nathan Marden
Irving Brooks ... 'Red' Galvin
Mario Majeroni Mario Majeroni ... David Mantz
Philip Hahn ... Jean de Resni
Ida Darling Ida Darling ... Mrs. Belmore
Bobby Stewart Bobby Stewart ... Nathan Marden II
Henri Antiznat Henri Antiznat ... Prefect of Police
Frank Dudley Frank Dudley ... Frank
M. Monet M. Monet ... Gazzi Catassi
Caroline French Caroline French ... Maid
Mrs. Cooper Cliffe Mrs. Cooper Cliffe ... Nola
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Franti, an organ grinder of the poor districts of New York, has a daughter, Isola, who sings to his street piano's accompaniment. Andrea, a worthless son, and a member of the notorious "Red Galvin Gang," is a great burden on his father and sister. Nathan Marden, a wealthy banker, is attracted by the wonderful voice of Isola, the street singer, as is also his son, Charles Marden. Andrea, the worthless son, upon refusal of his continual demand for money, is overheard complaining by the gang, who send his father a black hand letter, threatening destruction if their demands are refused. Charles Marden, not being able to forget the wonderful voice and attractive appearance of the street singer, solicits his friend, David Mantz, a vocal instructor, to help him find the unknown artist. Mantz locates Isola and offers her vocal training, but her father will not listen to it, and she reluctantly declines. Franti, refusing the demands of the black banders, is killed by a bomb, and Isola and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Passed
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Film debut of Ethel Barrymore. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

5 October 1914 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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