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The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1929)

A rope bridge over a gorge in the Peruvian Andes snaps, sending five people plunging to their deaths. A priest sets out to find out more about the life of each of the victims.

Director:

Charles Brabin
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Credited cast:
Lili Damita ... Camila - 'La Perichole'
Ernest Torrence ... Uncle Pio
Raquel Torres ... Pepita
Don Alvarado ... Manuel
Duncan Renaldo ... Esteban
Henry B. Walthall ... Father Juniper
Michael Vavitch Michael Vavitch ... Viceroy
Emily Fitzroy ... Marquesa
Jane Winton ... Doña Carla
Gordon Thorpe Gordon Thorpe ... Jaime
Mitchell Lewis ... Capt. Alvarado
Paul Ellis ... Don Vicente
Eugenie Besserer ... A Nun
Tully Marshall ... A Townsman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lola Montes Lola Montes ... Spanish dancers
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A rope bridge over a gorge in the Peruvian Andes snaps, sending five people plunging to their deaths. A priest sets out to find out more about the life of each of the victims.

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What fiery love scenes! What moments of beauty and pathos and thrill! And what an unforgettable climax, in the colapse of the famous bridge with its human freight! (Print Ad- Dekalb Daily Chronicle, ((DeKalb, Ills.)) 19 April 1929) See more »

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

30 March 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Brücke von San Luis Rey See more »

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1.20 : 1
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