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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Burden of Race (1921) [Lost Film]

Reol Productions. At a great university he competed with the flower of young manhood and excelled both in academic achievement and in athletics. And then he met the girl - not of his own people - and for her he risked his life. In the greater university of life he grappled with the forces which made for success and or failure - and won. The girl, with no hope of that love's fruition, was his inspiration. He stoop at the pinnacle of success fame. She loved him, but between them stretched a a mighty chasm, Did a great love triumph? This is the story that grips the hearts of young and old and sends the blood coursing through the veins.