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Son of the Gods (MOD)

Son of the Gods (MOD)

Son of the Gods (MOD)

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Synopsis

The clash of East and West, of tolerance and bigotry, of man and woman play out in this vivid early Talkie. Richard Barthelmess portrays Sam Lee, a Chinese-American who, stung by racial slurs, leaves his wealthy father's New York home to make his own way in Europe. There he falls for a beauty (Constance Bennett) who proves beauty is only skin deep when she discovers Sam's heritage and vents her fury in a shocking, not-to-be-missed scene of pure racial hatred. A bold look at intolerance that helped secure Warner Bros. studio's reputation for social-conscience filmmaking, Son of the Gods was also a reprise of sorts for Barthelmess: He played a Chinese opposite Lillian Gish in D.W. Griffith's famed Broken Blossoms.

Product Details

Actors: Richard Barthelmess, Constance Bennett, Anders Randolf, E. A, E. Alyn Warren, Claude King, Frank Albertson, Barbara Leonard,

Directors: Frank Lloyd,

Writers: Bradley King, Rex Beach,

Genres: Drama,

Theatrical Release Date: 3/09/1930,

Format: Made To Order DVD,

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