Sweden of the 16th century is the setting for Mauritz Stiller's epic melodrama. After three Scottish mercenaries murder an old Swedish vicar and the members of his household to obtain a coffin full of gold, the only survivor escapes and, by chance, later meets and falls in love with one of the perpetrators. When Elsalill (Mary Johnson) realizes her suitor was one of the criminals, her heart is sorely conflicted. Richard Lund, Erik Stocklassa also star. AKA: "The Three Who Were Doomed," "Snows of Destiny." Features color tinting and a new musical score. 107 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score; featurette. Silent with music score.