Lifting Shadows (1920)

Genres - Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama  |  
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Vania (Emmy Wehlen) is a political refugee who travels from Russia to the United States. But even in America, she is pursued by assassins known as "the Ring of Death" because she carries certain papers given to her back home by her father. She marries a man who turns out to be a drug addict, and in a heated argument, she shoots him. A young lawyer defends her, then falls in love with her. When one of the men who is after Vania gets shot, he admits that he was responsible for the bullet that killed her husband. So Vania and her lawyer wind up together.

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death, enemy, husband, lawyer, love, refugee, rescue