Flesh and Blood (1922 film)

Flesh and Blood is a 1922 American silent drama film directed by Irving Cummings and starring Lon Chaney. The film originally had a segment with Chinese players in color.[1] Prints of the film are held in various collections.[2]

Flesh and Blood
Directed byIrving Cummings
Written byLouis Duryea Lighton (story & scenario)
StarringLon Chaney
CinematographyConrad Wells
Distributed byWestern Pictures Exploitation Company
Release date
  • July 1922 (1922-07)
Running time
60+ minutes at 6 reels (5300 ft)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


In the film, the main character (Lon Chaney) escapes from prison where he has been for 15 years to see his daughter (Edith Roberts). But she is engaged to the son of the crook who framed him, complicating his plan of revenge. The movie features an interesting setting in San Francisco's Chinatown.



  1. American Film Institute Catalogue, 1921-1930
  2. Progressive Silent Film List: Flesh and Blood at silentera.com

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