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The Yellow Stain

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The Yellow Stain
A still from the film.
Directed byJohn Dillon
Written byJules Furthman
StarringJohn Gilbert
Claire Anderson
CinematographyDon Short
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
May 21, 1922
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The Yellow Stain is a 1922 silent drama film released by Fox Film Corporation. The film stars John Gilbert and Claire Anderson. It is not known whether the film currently survives.[1][2]


Donald Keith is a lawyer who has recently moved to a fictional logging community in Northern Michigan. He later learns that Quartus Hembly, the town boss, has illegally conned a man named Daniel Kersten out of his property, ruining him and turning him into the town drunkard. Keith decides to help Kersten take legal action against Hembly and bring him to justice. Keith eventually succeeds and also causes the town's residents to rise up against Hembly.[3][2][4]



  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Yellow Stain". Silent Era. Retrieved 3 November 2020.
  2. ^ a b "The Yellow stain (1922) - Overview -". Retrieved 3 November 2020.
  3. ^ ""Yellow Stain" Is Liberty Film". The Sacramento Star. 30 August 1922. p. 5. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  4. ^ "At the White Way". The Mansfield News (141). 6 August 1922. p. 38. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
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