The Isle of Conquest
|The Isle of Conquest|
Norma Talmadge and Wyndham Standing
|Directed by||Edward Jose|
|Produced by||Joseph Schenck
|Written by||John Emerson (scenario)
Anita Loos (scenario)
|Based on||By Right of Conquest
by Arthur Hornblow, Jr.
|Distributed by||Select Pictures Corporation|
|Running time||72 mins.
60 mins. (United States)
|Language||Silent film (English intertitles)|
Based upon a short review in a film magazine, a young woman (Talmadge) marries a wealthy scoundrel so that her mother can live in luxury. While vacationing on his yacht, she becomes shipwrecked and is cast on a desert island with a stoker (Standing) for her companion. They eventually fall in love, but are rescued just before celebrating their wilderness-witnessed nuptials. Her husband later dies, so the lovers are then able to marry.
- Norma Talmadge - Ethel Harmon
- Wyndham Standing - John Arnold
- Charles K. Gerrard - Van Surdam
- Hedda Hopper - Mrs. Harmon
- Natalie Talmadge - Janis Harmon
- Claire Whitney - Claire Wilson
- Gareth Hughes - Jack Frazier
- Joseph W. Smiley - Dr. Chase
- William Bailey
- Merceita Esmond
- The Isle of Conquest at silentera.com
- The Norma Talmadge Page: The Isle of Conquest, by G. de Groat, Stanford Univ.
- Naylor, Hazel Simpson (2013-03). "Across the Silversheet: A Review of Recent Pictures". Motion Picture Magazine (New York: M. P. Publishing) 19 (2): 74–75. Retrieved 2013-11-15.
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- The Isle of Conquest at the Internet Movie Database
- The Isle of Conquest at allmovie
- Still photo of director Edward Jose, the Talmadge sisters and Hedda Hopper during production
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