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Fool's Paradise (1921)

In a Mexican border town Arthur befriends cantina girl Poll. She falls for him but he still loves the dancer Rosa. When the cigar Poll gives him explodes and blinds him, Arthur is duped ... See full summary »

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Cecil B. DeMille
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dorothy Dalton ... Poll Patchouli
Conrad Nagel ... Arthur Phelps
Mildred Harris ... Rosa Duchene
Theodore Kosloff ... John Roderiguez
John Davidson ... Prince Talaat-Ni
Julia Faye ... Samaran, His Chief Wife
Clarence Burton Clarence Burton ... Manuel
Guy Oliver ... Briggs
Jacqueline Logan ... Girda
Kamuela C. Searle ... Kay
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In a Mexican border town Arthur befriends cantina girl Poll. She falls for him but he still loves the dancer Rosa. When the cigar Poll gives him explodes and blinds him, Arthur is duped into thinking Poll is Rosa and marries her. When his vision is surgically restored, he leaves for Siam to find Rosa. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 1921 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dårars paradis See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Color:

Color (hand colored)| Black and White

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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No Heart
11 December 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

I didn't feel anything when I watched this film except boredom. There was no real story to it, and the only redeeming feature that it had was that it paid attention to detail in relation to the costumes and setting. I think DeMille makes a better than he does a director.


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