The White Shadow
Robin Field (Clive Brook) falls in love with Nancy Brent (Betty Compson) coming over on the boat from Paris. She is strong willed and intemperate, but she has a twin, Georgina (also Betty Compson), who is entirely opposite. The existence of the sister is unknown to Field. One day Nancy runs away from home to Paris where she leads a wild life before her love from Robin matures. When the mother dies, Georgina inherits the estate, and moves to London. To save her sister's reputation she pretends to Robin that she is Nancy, but finally falls in love with him. Through rampant convolution, Robin begins to believe Georgina is leading a double life, Georgina goes to Paris and finds Nancy and explains what has happened to her family. Georgina breaks down and goes to a sanatorium in Switzerland and....
"The White Shadow" was the first motion picture for which Alfred Hitchcock was credited.
A 1924 production of Balcon-Saville-Freedman. Produced by Michael Balcon and Victor Saville. Directed by Graham Cutts. Assistant Director / Editor / Art Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Scenarist: Alfred Hitchcock, from "Children of Chance" by Michael Morton. Cast: Betty Compson, Clive Brook, Henry Victor, A.B. Imeson, Olaf Hytten, Daisy Campbell, Bert Darley, Maresco Marisini, Donald Searle, Muriel Gregory. New Music by Michael D Mortilla and Nicole Garcia. 43 minutes (only 3 of 6 reels survive). 78 minutes. $35. DVD. US shipping $.99 first class or $5.10 priority. Outside US us$3 for air shipping.Diser