The Devil's Claim (1920)

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The difficulties of an exotic writer of lurid serial stories, when his source of inspiration - a lady who is a social worker in New York - vanishes before he has written the final chapters. She returns, but brings with her the heart- broken Persian girl the author has deserted, and he accepts the girl when the social worker tells him what to write in the closing chapters of his story.

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