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|Dawn of the East|
|Directed by||Edward H. Griffith|
|Screenplay by||E. Lloyd Sheldon|
Realart Pictures Corporation
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Dawn of the East is a lost 1921 American silent drama film directed by Edward H. Griffith and written by E. Lloyd Sheldon. The film stars Alice Brady, Kenneth Harlan, Michio Itō, America Chedister, Betty Carpenter, and Harriet Ross. The film was released in October 1921, by Paramount Pictures.
As described in a film magazine, Russian Countess Natalya (Brady) is stranded in Peking, China, and is forced to dance in a public hall to support an invalid sister. She is lured into marriage to a Chinese man through political intrigue, but escapes as she believes the ceremony was not completed and goes to America, where she becomes engaged to an American diplomat. Her persecutors follow her, but she outwits them in a happy ending.
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Dawn of the East
- Hal Erickson (2016). "Dawn-of-the-East - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes - NYTimes.com". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on March 6, 2016. Retrieved January 27, 2015.
- "Dawn of the East". afi.com. Retrieved January 27, 2015.
- "Reviews: Dawn of the East". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 13 (17): 67. October 22, 1921.
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