Opening Title Card
In the story of Eugenie Grandet, Balzac, master word-painter of human emotions, gave us all the elements that control man's destiny. Wealth, extravagance, passion, failure, greed, dishonesty, poverty, patience, fear, faith and love. The greatest of these is love - - the all-conquering power.
A silent version with an uncredited piano accompaniment has been shown on the Turner Classic Movies channel. It has Turner and MGM front ends and runs 90 minutes. The only crew credits are for the director and writer Balzac, and the only cast credits are for Rudolph Valentino and Alice Terry, in that order. See more