About the film
Release Date: April 09, 1929
|Production Companies||:||Richard Eichberg-Film GmbH, British International Pictures|
|Writers||:||Hans Kyser, Adolf Lantz|
In this, her second silent film with Eichberg, Wong plays Princess Butterfly, an exotic Parisian fan dancer whose “death leap through a circle of naked swords” act goes tragically wrong. Blamed for the impalement of a fellow performer, she runs away and takes shelter with a handsome but starving painter who she brings luck.