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Rex IngramVisionary Director of the Silent Screen$
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Ruth Barton

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780813147093

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813147093.001.0001

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Conquering Metro

Conquering Metro

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(p.89) 5 Conquering Metro
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Rex Ingram
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Ruth Barton

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813147093.003.0006

This chapter follows Ingram’s success after Four Horsemen, while he was still working for Metro Studios. It discusses his second and final film starring Valentino, The Conquering Power (1921), and the reasons for their split. It analyzes the sequence where the ghost appears to the miser as originating in his early life in Ireland. It finishes with Ingram’s next film for Metro, the pastoral melodrama Turn to the Right (1922)

Keywords:   ghost, miser, Valentino, pastoral, melodrama

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