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The Wrath of the Gods


Produced and co-written by Thomas H. Ince, The Wrath of the Gods (aka The Destruction of Sakura-Jima) was a major undertaking that included a shipwreck (filmed off the coast of Santa Monica) and an erupting volcano. The five-reel melodrama starred future director Frank Borzage, blond Gladys Brockwell, Japanese actress Tsuru Aoki, and, making his screen debut, Aoki's husband, Sessue Hayakawa. The latter was appearing in Los Angeles with a production of Walker Whiteside's The Typhoon and Aoki easily...more