New Pictures: Aug. 29, 1927

The Fighting Eagle (Rod La Rocque, Phyllis Haver). According to Conan Doyle's story, The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard, that hero's bombast was rivaled only by Emperor Napoleon's bombardment. The film shows Gerard bragging, boasting, swaggering and finally redeeming himself by helping the heroine recover important state papers from the wily Talleyrand. Just as a firing squad is about to punctuate Gerard's career of rodomontade, Bonaparte steps before the muskets and saves his brigadier. From that day forth, it is, "I sez to my friend, the Emperor, sez I . . . ."...

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