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Also known as Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness, The Phantom Chariot was the most famous of Swedish director [[Performer~P110628~Victor Sjöstrom~victorsjöström]]'s pre-Hollywood films. Based on a novel by [[Performer~P213551~Selma Lagerlöf~selmalagerlöf]], the film is predicated on an ancient Scandanavian legend. It is said that each year, on St. Sylvester's Night (New Year's Eve), a phantom chariot materializes to carry off the souls of those who have sinned. On one such occasion, David Holm (played by...more

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