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The Young Rajah (1922)

A young man raised in the American South discovers he is an Indian prince whose throne was taken by usurpers.

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(as Philip Rosen)

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(from the play: "Amos Judd" by) (as Althea Luce), (and the novel by) (as J.A. Mitchell) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Amos Judd (as Rodolph Valentino)
... Molly Cabot
Pat Moore ... Amos as a Child
... Joshua Judd
Fanny Midgley ... Sarah Judd
... Horace Bennett
Jack Giddings ... Austin Slade Jr.
Edward Jobson ... John Cabot
... Narada - the Mystic
... Maharajah Ali Kahn
... Amhad Beg - Prime Minister (as J. Farrell Macdonald)
... General Devi Das Gadi
... Prince Rajanya Paikparra Munsingh
Maude Wayne ... Miss Elsie Van Kovert
... Stephen Van Kovert
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A young man raised in the American South discovers he is an Indian prince whose throne was taken by usurpers.

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HE WAS A PRINCE of India, she an American girl. The whole world stood between them-and-yet-

Genres:

Romance | Drama

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

12 November 1922 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le jeune rajah  »

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Gross USA:

$242,900, 31 December 1922
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(2006 alternate)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

A nitrate print of this film, once thought lost, has been discovered and restored. Approximately the first two-thirds is still lost and has been fleshed out with stills. The restored film had its American television debut on Turner Classic Movies on May 21, 2006. See more »

Quotes

John Cabot: Look here, Amos, buck up - this is America!
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Crazy Credits

Except for Rudolph Valentino, whose name appears above the title, actors and their character names are credited only in the intertitles right before they appear on-screen and are listed in the same order in the IMDb cast. All other actors are marked uncredited. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood: Swanson and Valentino (1980) See more »

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Excellent, for what has survived
21 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I caught this picture on TCM's Silent Sundays an May, 2006. The last forty minutes of a nitrate print were discovered and using stills and trailers, Paramount did a very commendable job giving the viewer the as much of the full experience as they could. Valentino gives an excellent performance and looks enough like an Indian in his turban to pass for their prince. The climax occur rather quickly but how the picture concludes is definitely on the clever side. But what is most interesting about this picture in the incorporation of prejudice and equality into the romance between Valentino's and Hawley's characters. Being only 18, prejudice and equality are different to me than they are to my parents, but I couldn't help but be amazed at how the film tackled the issue and rapped it up in an engrossing, almost epic motion picture experience.


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