L' Appel du Sang (1920)

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  • The Call of Blood Alternative
  • The call of the Blood Alternative


Drama of an Englishwoman, whose young husband of Sicilian descent falls in love with a Sicilian fisherman's daughter while they are on their honeymoon. When she has to leave her husband suddenly to nurse an ill friend, he seduces the Sicilian girl and is killed by her father in revenge. The father accidentally kills also his daughter in a struggle with the murdered man's faithful servant. The disillusioned Englishwoman marries the novelist who has always loved her. Adapted by Louis Mercanton from the novel by Robert Hichens.

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