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The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City(1918)

Also Known As: A Tale of a Forbidden City |

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The daughter of a Chinese mandarin is sentenced to death for her secret marriage to an American. Their child, raised in the mandarin's palace, grows up and escapes to seek her father, now a high-ranking official in the Philippines.

Cast & Crew

Norma Talmadge San San/Toy, San San's daughter
E. A. Warren Wong Li
Thomas Meighan John Worden
M. W. Rale Ching Li
Rogers Lytton The Emperor
Charles Fang Yuan-Loo
Reid Hamilton Lieut. Phillip Halbert
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1918 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Select Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Silent Production Co:  Norma Talmadge Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  not available Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  5-6    

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  • THE FORBIDDEN CITY | 1918 -- Review

    Andrew Gabriel 2017-01-24

    Norma Talmadge helms this romantic drama of a forbidden inter-racial romance between the daughter of a Chinese mandarin and an American consul (played by... MORE>