The Call of the East (1922)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Run Time - 55 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Dan Pavlides

Jack Verity (Walter Tennyson) meets his old friend Arthur Burleigh (Warwick Ward) in Egypt. Arthur suffers from the effects of a hunting accident that can render him insane at times. He confides to Jack that he marries for companionship. Jack confides he had recently had an affair with a woman but ended it when he discovered she was married. When Arthur takes Jack home, he discovers Arthur's wife (Doris Eaton) is the woman he loved. Arthur tries to kill his wife when he discovers her infidelity, but he fails and the dejected husband wanders off in the desert to be swallowed up in a violent sandstorm. Jack and Mrs. Burleigh are left to each other in this dramatic love triangle.



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