|Directed by||Louis J. Gasnier|
|Produced by||B.P. Schulberg|
|Written by||George Agnew Chamberlain (story)|
|Starring|| Kenneth Harlan |
|Distributed by||Al Lichtman Corporation / Preferred Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
White Man is a lost 1924 American silent drama film directed by Louis J. Gasnier and is set in a diamond mine in South Africa. It was Clark Gable's film debut.
Lady Andrea Pellor (Joyce) is engaged with a South African wealthy mine owner only to save her family from misery. Before the wedding, she changes her mind about marrying the rich man for the wrong reasons, and she begs a pilot known as "White Man" (Harlan) to take her with him.
They land in the jungle where Lady Andrea contracts fever, he takes care of her until she is completely recovered. They fall in love, but Lady Andrea suspects he is a fugitive.
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