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The Face in the Fog
Boston Blackie the dapper reformed jewel thief gets tangled up in the affairs of a Grand Duchess Tatiana and her friends who have escaped from Soviet Russia with some of the Romanoff jewels.
Studio: Paramount Pictures
RATING: * * *
Lionel Barrymore as Boston Blackie
Based on the Short Story: "The Face in the Fog" by Jack Boyle (May 1920 Cosmopolitan)
Boston Blackie, the dapper reformed jewel thief, gets tangled up in the affairs of a Grand Duchess
Tatiana and her friends who have escaped from Soviet Russia with some of the Romanoff jewels and
brought them to the United States for safety. The United States government is aware of the jewels
and wants to get their hands on them. Worse yet is the renegade terrorist group led by Count Ivan
and the revolutionist Petrus that also whats to get their hands on the jewels. A blind beggar
gives Blackie the jewels and Blackie knows that he is being followed by the gang of terrorists,
so until he can get them to their rightful owner, he places the jewels in a safe that's wired
with electricity. Petrus and his associates trace the booty to Blackie's home and a vicious fight
breaks out. But, when Petrus tries to open the safe, he is electrocuted. The terrorists are
rounded up and Count Ivan is exposed as their leader. Blackie gives paste copies of the jewels
to the U. S. Government, and returns the originals to Grand Duchess Tatiana and Count Orloff.
Walk of Fame:
Lionel Barrymore has a star on the Walk of Fame in the Motion Pictures Category, Star Rank 464.
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| Blackie's Redemption
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