The Yellow Passport (1916)

Voice student Sonia Sokoloff, is the daughter of a wealthy Russian Jewish family. Fedia, an anti-Semitic police spy, infiltrates the house as the family valet and attempts to rape Sonia, ... See full summary »

Director:

Edwin August

Writers:

Michael Morton (play), Abraham S. Schomer (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Clara Kimball Young ... Sonia Sokoloff
Edwin August ... Adolph Rosenheimer
John St. Polis ... Fedia (as John Sainpolis)
Alec B. Francis ... Myron Abram
John W. Boyle John W. Boyle ... Carl Rosenheimer
Mrs. David Landau Mrs. David Landau ... Mrs. Rosenheimer (as Mrs. Landau)
Edward Kimball ... David Sokoloff
Mrs. E.M. Kimball Mrs. E.M. Kimball ... Mrs. Sokoloff (as Mrs. Kimball)
Thomas Charles Thomas Charles ... Fiodor
Florence Hackett ... Akulena, Fiodor's Wife
Silas Feinberg Silas Feinberg ... Alex Sokoloff
Robert Cummings Robert Cummings ... Ivan
Nicholas Dunaew ... Music Master
Adolph Lestina Adolph Lestina ... Chief of Police
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Voice student Sonia Sokoloff, is the daughter of a wealthy Russian Jewish family. Fedia, an anti-Semitic police spy, infiltrates the house as the family valet and attempts to rape Sonia, who has him fired. In revenge, Fedia incites the Black Hundred, an anti-Semitic organization to which he belongs, to an attack on the Sokoloff house in which Sonia's parents are killed. Sonia is allowed to continue her music studies in Russia only by accepting a yellow passport, which marks her as a prostitute. Eventually she and her uncle, forced to leave the country when the police learn that she has accepted the passport under false premises, travel to America, meeting opera impresario Carl Rosenheimer and his son Adolph during the journey. Carl recognizes Sonia's talent and promotes her singing career in America, where she becomes a celebrity and Adolph's fiancee. Fedia, however, shows up in America and exposes the secret of Sonia's yellow passport. Adolph denounces her, but Akulena and Fiodor, ... Written by Pamela Short

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 1916 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Badge of Shame See more »

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Silent
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The Yellow Passport ( 1916 ) is a lost silent film. See more »

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