Directed by Albert S. Rogell (USA, 1930, 78 min.). Digital.
A maniacal depiction of colonialism, this rare two-strip Technicolor production stars a sadistic, insistently unlovable Jean Hersholt as a plantation owner in German East Africa who imports an aristocratic bride (Eleanor Boardman) from the old country, only to find her falling for British officer Ralph Graves.
Newsreel: Hearst Metrotone News, Vol. 1. No. 269 (USA, 1930, 9 min.). Digital.
Musical Short: Me and the Boys, directed by Victor Saville (USA, 1929, 9 min.). Digital.
Digital restorations provided by UCLA Film and Television Archive. Synopsis courtesy of MoMA.