New Pictures: Jul. 4, 1927

Old San Francisco (Dolores Costello). With her proud father she dwells on the sunny, ivy-grown rancho of the Vasquez family, who founded San Francisco. There she might have breathed rose-laden zephyrs and married Terrence O'Shaughnessy (Charles Mack) but for Buckwell (Warner Oland), villainous politician. He wants to take away her rancho. Because she senses that, despite appearances, this wretch is a Mongolian, he carries her off to the most devilish abyss in old Chinatown, "the inner circle of the mile of hell." There, on the point of worse than death, it occurs to...

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