The Social Secretary (1916)/The Forbidden City (1918)
First, Norma Talmadge is "The Social Secretary," both skilled at her job and unable to maintain it as she becomes the object d'lust of one employer after another. Will her fortunes change with a female boss? Silent melodrama co-stars Kate Lester, Eric von Stroheim. Next, the lavish silent drama "The Forbidden City" stars Talmadge as the daughter of a Chinese mandarin who falls in love with a visiting American official. Troubles increase when he is called home on business and she bears his child. 114 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.
- John Emerson, Sidney A. Franklin
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Norma Talmadge, Kate Lester, E. A. Warren, Thomas Meighan, Helen Weer, Gladden James, M. W. Rale, Rogers Lytton, Herbert Frank, Eric Von Stroheim, Charles Fang, Reid Hamilton, Nathaniel Sack
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