The Barbarian (1921)

04/29/1921 (US) 58m
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Overview

Elliot Straive is a college professor who has left the evils of civilization behind to raise his son Eric in the purity of the Canadian wilderness. James Heatherton sends Mark Grant to get the mining rights to Straive's land as vast deposits of iron ore have been discovered there. Grant arrives as the elder Straive lies dying and has written a final note to his absent son. Grant tears off the portion of the letter with Straive's signature and forges a concession to the mining rights above the signature. Heatherton, dissatisfied with the unwitnessed signature of a dead man, decides to to himself to get Eric Straive to sign the concession. He sends his family on ahead on vacation. The family hires Eric as a guide, thinking him to be a mere backwoods barbarian. Eric and Heatherton's daughter Floria fall in love, but the relationship falters when she confesses that she has lied to him about why they are there. Grant returns upon the scene and tries to force Eric to sign.

  1. Donald Crisp

    Director

  2. Theodore Seixas Solomons

    Story

  3. Milton Markwell

    Writer

  4. E.P. Heath

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Monroe Salisbury

    Monroe Salisbury

    Eric Straive

  2. George Berrell

    George Berrell

    Elliott Straive

  3. J. Barney Sherry

    J. Barney Sherry

    James Heatherton

  4. Elinor Hancock

    Mrs. Heatherton

  5. Jane Novak

    Jane Novak

    Floria Heatherton

  6. Anne Cudahy

    Sylvia Heatherton

  7. Michael Cudahy

    Roswell Heatherton

  8. Alan Hale

    Alan Hale

    Mark Grant

  9. Milton Markwell

    Mainhall

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The Barbarian

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Original Language English

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