Moral Sinner (1924)

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Anton Kleschna (Alphone Ethier) is a notorious Parisian thief, and he brings his daughter, Leah (Dorothy Dalton), into the business. Leah meets an intriguing stranger at a masked ball, who saves her when the place catches fire. She meets him once again when she goes to rob a house and discovers that he is the owner, Paul Sylvain (James Rennie). Sylvain is studying criminology and believes that criminals are influenced by their environment. He lets Leah go, and she is so grateful that she returns the jewels another associate had taken. She decides to go straight and leaves for the country, where she finds work in the fields. But Sylvain has fallen in love with her, and he searches for several months before he finds her and brings her back to Paris. This film is based on the play, Lean Kleschna.

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damsel-in-distress, daughter, fire, gangster, rescue, robbery, scandal