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Stand and Deliver
Director: Donald Crisp (Dir)
Release Date:   19 Feb 1928
Duration (in mins):  57
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Cast: Rod La Rocque  (Roger Norman)
  Lupe Velez  (Jania)
  Warner Oland  (Chika)
 

Summary: Roger Norman, a British veteran of World War I, enlists in the Greek Army. As a lieutenant, he meets Jania, a local girl whom he rescues from a burning house. To show her appreciation, Jania goes to the army camp to give Roger a bottle of wine. Roger's commanding officer attacks her and then dies accidentally in a fight with Roger. They escape and are captured by bandits who force Roger to cooperate with them. Eventually Roger is reinstated in the military service for thwarting a bandit attack and capturing their leader, Chika. Roger and Jania find they have fallen in love. 

Distribution Company: Pathé Exchange, Inc.
Production Company: De Mille Pictures Corp.
Director: Donald Crisp (Dir)
  Emile De Ruelle (Asst dir)
Producer: Ralph Block (Assoc prod)
Writer: Sada Cowan (Scen)
  John Krafft (Titles)

Subject Major: Bandits
  English
  Greco-Turkish War,1921-1922
  Greece. Army
  Military life
  Veterans

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