Bolshevism on Trial (1919) a.k.a. “Shattered Dreams”
Directed by Harley Knoles
Cast: 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.
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