The Eagle
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The Eagle
Based on a Pushkin novel, The Eagle stars Rudolph Valentino as a Russian cossack who is the special favorite of the formidable Catherine the Great (Louise Dresser). He spurns her attentions, preferring not to be a kept consort. When his lands are stolen from him, Valentino transforms into a Robin-Hood-like masked avenger. Vilma Banky plays the daughter of the man who killed Valentino's own father. Despite his thirst for revenge, our hero falls in love with Vilma, who goes the "Lois Lane" route of adoring the masked-avenger Valentino but disdaining the unmasked Rudy, little… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This is a satisfying picture in which Mr. Brown introduces some interesting touches."
‑ Mordaunt Hall, New York Times
"Valentino is dashing in the role, but it is difficult to see what made him so popular from this movie."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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