Soul-Fire


1925

Film Details

Release Date
May 31, 1925
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Inspiration Pictures
Distribution Company
First National Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play Great Music by Martin Brown (New York, 4 Oct 1924).

Technical Specs

Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.33 : 1
Film Length
8,262ft (9 reels)

Synopsis

In order to study music, Eric Fane goes to Paris, where he becomes infatuated with a Russian princess. Eric writes popular songs, earning enough money from several successes to lead a wild and rich night life. Eric soon tires of the superficiality of his music and turns to serious composition--living a life of poverty which the princess refuses to share. Eric eventually drifts into Port Said, where he plays the piano in a low dancehall; he gets into a fight with a drunken sailor, shooting him and assuming his identity. He sails to the South Seas, where he jumps ship and is found by Teita, a beautiful young English girl whose parents have died. Eric and Teita find love and happiness, but the night before they are to be married in a native ceremony, Eric finds a mark on her shoulder that he believes to indicate leprosy. He sends for a Christian doctor, and, while he is waiting, composes a great concerto. The doctor arrives and informs the couple that the girl suffers only from a minor ailment. Eric's music is later performed in London, where it is received enthusiastically by the people and the critics.

Film Details

Release Date
May 31, 1925
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Inspiration Pictures
Distribution Company
First National Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the play Great Music by Martin Brown (New York, 4 Oct 1924).

Technical Specs

Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.33 : 1
Film Length
8,262ft (9 reels)

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