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Feature Film

Classic - Drama - Silent Movie

United States 1925 | 80 Min

The Eagle

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Love is a stronger than revenge

Genre

Classic Drama Silent Movie

Subjects

russian army silent movie

Language

English

Story

Vladimir Dubrovsky (Valentino), a Lieutenant serving in the Imperial Guard of the Russian army, rescues Mascha, a beautiful young lady. The Czarina notices the bravery ands make him a general. Vladimir becomes horrified when the Czarina tries to seduce him. He flees and the Czarina puts a price on his head. Then Vladimir receives a letter from his father informing him that the bad intended nobleman Kyrilla Troekouroff has taken over his lands and is terrorizing the countryside. Returning home, instantly, Vladimir learns that his father has died. Vowing to avenge his father and help the victimized peasantry, he adopts a black mask and becomes the Black Eagle, a Robin Hood figure. Discovering that Kyrilla is Mascha's father, he takes the place of a tutor who has been sent for from France, but not previously seen by anyone in the household. Vladimir is thus able to become part of Kyrilla's household. As Vladimir's love for Mascha grows, he becomes more and more reluctant to continue seeking revenge against her father. Just then Vladimir is captured by the Czarina's men, but the Czarina, allows Vladimir, to flee with Mascha to Paris

Director

Clarence Brown

Writer

Hans Kraly, George Marion Jr.

Cast

Rudolph Valentino
Vilma Bánky
Louise Dresser

Producers

John W. Considine Jr. , Joseph M. Schenck

Cinematographer

George Barnes, Devereaux Jennings

Production Designer

William Cameron Menzies

Editors

Hal C. Kern

Composer

Michael Hoffman, Carl Davis, Lee Erwin

Musicians