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  Sessue Hayakawa (right).
Frame enlargement: courtesy EYE Film Instituut Nederland.
 
 
His Birthright
(1918) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by William Worthington

Cast: Sessue Hayakawa [Yukio], Marin Sais [Edna Kingston], Howard Davies [Admiral John Milton], Mary Anderson [Helen Milton], Tsuru Aoki [Saki San], Sydney De Grey (Sidney De Gray) [James Barnes], Harry von Meter [Admiral Von Krug], Mayme Kelso [Mrs. Harland Smith]

The Haworth Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Mutual Film Corporation [Mutual Star Productions]. / Produced by Sessue Hayakawa. Scenario by Frances Guihan, from a screen story by Denison Clift and Sessue Hayakawa. Art direction by Milton Menasco. Cinematography by Robert Newhard. / © 4 September 1918 by The Haworth Pictures Corporation [LU12808]. Released 8 September 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Drama.

Survival status: Prints exist in the EYE Film Instituut Nederland film archive [35mm nitrate positive (Dutch-language intertitles, reels 2-3 and 5 only), 35mm preservation negative and 35mm preservation positives (reels 2-3 and 5 only)].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Admirals - Espionage: Spies - Japanese

Listing updated: 14 March 2012.

References: FilmmuseumNews-1 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Elif Rongen-Kaynakci.

 
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