The Passionate Quest (1926)

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The story revolves around three characters all trying to achieve success. The two men and a girl set out to London together, determined to win wealth and celebrity via three different routes; the girl sees her goal in a theatrical career; the boy she is in love with hopes to achieve immortality by his poetry; whilst the second man imagines himself as a "Napoleon" of Commerce, powerful enough to attain every heart's desire, including the girl. The latter suceeds, whilst his two former companions fail, and his unscrupulous endeavours to take advantage of their position develops the climax of the film.

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