|The Bright Shawl|
|Directed by||John S. Robertson|
|Produced by|| Charles H. Duell |
|Written by||Edmund Goulding (scenario)|
|Based on||The Bright Shawl|
by Joseph Hergesheimer
|Starring|| Richard Barthelmess |
|Cinematography||George J. Folsey|
|Edited by||William Hamilton|
|Distributed by||Associated First National|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
The Bright Shawl is a 1923 American silent historical drama film directed by John S. Robertson and produced by and starring Richard Barthelmess. The picture marked Edward G. Robinson's second film appearance. This film, based on a novel by Joseph Hergesheimer, had several days of filming on location in Cuba. The first film appearance of Edward G. Robinson (credited as E.G. Robinson).
In the nineteenth century, an American visiting Cuba with a friend becomes mixed up with the island's independence movement against Spanish rule.
A print of The Bright Shawl survives at the UCLA Film and Television Archive.
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