About

A lottery win of $5,000 forever changes the lives of a miner turned dentist and his wife.

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Directed by

Erich von Stroheim

Written by

Erich von Stroheim (Screenplay)
June Mathis (Screenplay)
Frank Norris (Novel)

Runtime

140 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The Film of Films

Cast

Keywords

murder silent film marriage death money wedding tragedy poverty dentist gold mine gold lottery lottery ticket partially lost film

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