Bolshevism on Trial (1919) - Shattered Dreams

Bolshevism on Trial
a.k.a. “Shattered Dreams”

Directed by Harley Knoles

Robert Frazer ... Capt. Norman Worth
Leslie Stowe ... Herman Wolff
Howard Truesdale ... Col. Worth
Jim Savage ... Tom Mooney
Pinna Nesbit ... Barbara Bozenta
Ethel Wright ... Catherine Wolff
Valda Valkyrien ... Elena Worth
Mae Hopkins ... Blanche
Chief Standing Bear ... Saka
J. Gunnis Davis ... Jim

This screenplay by Harry Chandlee, is based on the 1909 novel "Comrades" by Thomas Dixon. This feature film was a commercial propaganda project about a disillusioned young soldier who yearns to live in a classless society where all people are equal. In order to prove to the idealistic young man that communism can't work, his wealthy father purchases an island off the coast of Florida and establishes a commune for his son to live in.

70 Minutes

Stars: Robert Frazer, Leslie Stowe, Howard Truesdale, Jim Savage
Director: Harley Knoles
Runtime: 70 Minutes
Language: English inter-titles - Orchestra Score
Color:  Black and White
Format:  DVD-R
Rating: NR
Price: $14.95

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