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The Prodigal Son


This British-made drama based on the novel by Sir Hall Caine apparently ran about 17 reels, but was cut to ten for American release (the leftovers were issued as The Return of the Prodigal). Much of it was shot in Iceland, where the action takes place. Stephan Stephanson, the governor of Iceland (Frank Wilson), arranges to have his son Magnus (Stewart Rome) wed Thora Neilson (Colette Brettel), the youngest daughter of another official. But when Stephanson's younger son Oscar (Henry Victor) returns home...more