The Light That Failed (1923)

About Dick Heldar an aspiring artist. Although he is devoted to his childhood sweetheart, Maisie Wells, his ambition drives him to faraway places. He meets Torpenhow, a war correspondent, at Port Said, and accompanies him into battle.

Director:

George Melford

Writers:

Jack Cunningham (adaptation), Rudyard Kipling (story) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Jacqueline Logan ... Bessie Broke
Percy Marmont ... Dick Heldar
David Torrence ... Topenhow
Sigrid Holmquist ... Maisie Wells
Mabel Van Buren ... Madame Binat
Luke Cosgrave ... Binat
Peggy Schaffer Peggy Schaffer ... Donna Lane
Winston Miller ... Young Dick
Mary Jane Irving ... Young Maisie
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About Dick Heldar an aspiring artist. Although he is devoted to his childhood sweetheart, Maisie Wells, his ambition drives him to faraway places. He meets Torpenhow, a war correspondent, at Port Said, and accompanies him into battle.

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THE screen can give no finer entertainment than this tense every-minute production of Rudyard Kipling's famous story of romance and adventure. (Print Ad-Syracuse Journal, ((Syracuse NY)) 15 December 1923)

Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

25 October 1923 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Het licht dat verdween See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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