Masked Emotions is a 1929 American silent adventure crime drama film produced and distributed by Fox Film Corporation starring George O'Brien and Nora Lane. The screenplay was adapted from Ben Ames Williams' short story Son of Anak. David Butler began as director but had to leave the production to attend to a family emergency, and Kenneth Hawks then assumed directorial duties. The Western Electric Sound System was used for the musical score and sound effects but a silent version of the film was also released.
|Directed by||Kenneth Hawks|
|Produced by||William Fox|
|Written by||Harry Brand|
Douglas Z. Doty (titles)
|Based on||Son of Anak|
by Ben Ames Williams
|Distributed by||Fox Film Corporation|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Set on the Maine coast, a young sloop skipper Bramdlet Dickery discovers a plot to smuggle alien Chinese into the United States. Bramdlet's younger brother Thad is enamored with daughter of the captain of the smuggling ship. A struggle over the smuggling ensues.