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Silent with live musical accompaniment by Makia Matsumura

New 2K DCP

Bargeman John Breen (George O'Brien, SUNRISE) survives his ship sinking to wash up like a castaway on New York's bustling Lower East Side, where he's taken in by a Jewish family, whose daughter Becka (Virginia Valli) is smitten with him. But a wealthy Upper West Side architect also takes an interest in Breen, promising him access to an elite world. The location shooting all over 1920s Manhattan makes Allan Dwan's film a priceless time capsule. DIR/SCR Allan Dwan; from the novel by Felix Riesenberg; PROD William Fox. U.S., 1927, b&w, 90 min. Silent with English intertitles. NOT RATED

Preserved with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and The Film Foundation.

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90 Minutes

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