Unrated | | Action, Comedy, Drama
A wanted Russian lieutenant becomes a masked vigilante seeking vengeance upon the man who stole his family's land, only to fall for his charming daughter.
'Rudolph Valentino' wanted to project a more "butch" image in this film, so in order to establish his masculine bona fides with the cast and crew, he sent home stunt double Nicky Caruso and did the spectacular opening stunt - leaping onto a horse ... ...
The story is set during the reign of Catherine the Great, who died in 1796, but the clothing styles are much closer to those worn in the early 19th century. And at one point Vladimir lights a candle with a friction match, which weren't invented until 1826.
$323,150 (USA) (31 December 1926)
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