In Renaissance Florence, Tito, a no-good young man pretending to be a scholar, wins the admiration of a blind man who has long looked for someone to finish his scholarly work. He has a beautiful daughter named Romola. Tito flirts with a peasant girl in the streets, and for fun goes through a mock marriage with her — but she takes it seriously. Romola doesn’t really love him, but marries him because her father wishes it. When the Medici are forced out, Tito joins the new government and rises to be chief magistrate. His evil actions earn him the hatred of Romola and of the people, and he is killed by his stepfather. Romola ends up with sculptor Carlo, who has always loved her.
Director: Henry King
Music composed by: Louis F. Gottschalk
Producer: Henry King
Screenplay: George Eliot, Jules Furthman
Stars: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, William Powell
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Special Delivery is a 1927 American silent comedy film directed by Roscoe Arbuckle, starring Eddie Cantor, written by Cantor, John F. Goodrich and George Marion Jr.. It was released by Paramount Pictures. Wikipedia
Director: Roscoe Arbuckle
Story by: Eddie Cantor
Production company: Paramount Pictures
Producers: Adolph Zukor, Jesse L. Lasky, B. P. Schulberg
Stars: Eddie Cantor, Jobyna Ralston, William Powell
The Four Feathers is a 1929 American war film directed by Merian C. Cooper and starring Fay Wray. The picture has the distinction of being one of the last major Hollywood pictures of the silent era. It was also released by Paramount Pictures in a version with a Movietone soundtrack with music and sound effects only. The film is the third of numerous film versions of the 1902 novel The Four Feathers written by A. E. W. Mason, and the cast features Richard Arlen, Clive Brook, William Powell and Noah Beery, Sr.