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The Forbidden City
Forbidden City
is a 1918 American silent film starring Norma Talmadge and Thomas Meighan
Thomas Meighan
and directed by Sidney Franklin. A copy of the film is in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
and other film archives.[1]

Contents

1 Plot 2 Cast (in credits order) 3 References 4 External links

Plot[edit] The plot centers around an inter-racial romance between a Chinese princess (Talmadge) and an American (Meighan). When palace officials discover she has become pregnant she is sentenced to death. In the latter part of the film Talmadge plays the now adult daughter of the affair, seeking her father in the Philippines. Cast (in credits order)[edit]

Norma Talmadge
Norma Talmadge
as San San/Toy Thomas Meighan
Thomas Meighan
as John Worden E. Alyn Warren
E. Alyn Warren
as Wong Li Michael Rayle as Mandarin L. Rogers Lytton
L. Rogers Lytton
as Chinese Emperor Reid Hamilton as Lieutenant Philip Halbert Charles Fang as Yuan-Loo

References[edit]

^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Forbidden City
Forbidden City
at silentera.com

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to The Forbidden City.

The Forbidden City
Forbidden City
on IMDb Norma Talmadge
Norma Talmadge
Film website The Forbidden City
Forbidden City
on YouTube The Forbidden City The Forbidden City
Forbidden City
available for free download at Internet Archive

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Films directed by Sidney Franklin

Going Straight (1916) Gretchen the Greenhorn (1916) A Sister of Six
A Sister of Six
(1916) Treasure Island (1918) The Safety Curtain
The Safety Curtain
(1918) The Forbidden City
Forbidden City
(1918) The Probation Wife
The Probation Wife
(1919) The Heart of Wetona
The Heart of Wetona
(1919) The Hoodlum (1919) Heart o' the Hills (1919) Smilin' Through (1922) The Primitive Lover
The Primitive Lover
(1922) East Is West (1922) Brass (1923) Dulcy (1923) Tiger Rose (1923) Her Night of Romance
Her Night of Romance
(1924) Her Sister from Paris
Her Sister from Paris
(1925) Beverly of Graustark
Beverly of Graustark
(1926) The Duchess of Buffalo
The Duchess of Buffalo
(1926) Quality Street (1927) The Actress (1928) Wild Orchids (1929) The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1929) Devil-May-Care
Devil-May-Care
(1929) The Lady of Scandal
The Lady of Scandal
(1930) A Lady's Morals (1930) The Guardsman (1931) Private Lives (1931) Smilin' Through (1932) Reunion in Vienna (1933) The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934) The Dark Angel (1935) The Good Earth (1937) The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957)

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