Crime boss ‘Silent’ Madden and his daughter ‘Silky Moll’ Madden are friends with legitimate and respected Chinese-American community leader Chang Low, whose influence is slowly shifting the Maddens’ thinking toward reform.
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Rather moralistic, but you can't go wrong with a Tod Browning/Lon Chaney picture. And there's quite a bit of damage to the last reel, but I'm glad this early silent still exists, mostly intact. Some nice location shots in 1920 San Francisco. With John George (Cojo from The Unknown) as "Humpy".
Une sympathique oeuvre fort morale de ce cher Tod Browning, commençant comme un classique film noir avec salves tonitruantes de coups de feu et menaçants gangsters au patibulaires facies, pour se poursuivre en romance et séduction "fleur bleue" et se terminer en happy-end attendue et bienvenue...