Locked Lips is a 1920 American drama film directed by William C. Dowlan and featuring Tsuru Aoki, Stanhope Wheatcroft, and Magda Lane.


As described in a film magazine, Blossom (Aoki), a Japanese orphan girl and a teacher at a native school in Hawaii, finds Parker (Wheatcroft), an American and a derelict, attempting to rob her cottage. She sympathizes with him and partially reclaims him, and then they are married. Park fleas to Honolulu and then to the United States, leaving behind indications that he drowned. Blossom comes to the United States and gets a position as a lady's maid to Audry (Lane). On the day that a baby is born to Audry, her husband Harvey Stanwood returns home, and Blossom recognizes in him her former husband Park. He, aware of Blossom's identity and fearing exposure, attempts to kill her with poison incense, but he falls victim to it instead. Blossom returns to her Japanese lover Komo and they find happiness.

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    director William C. Dowlan
    genre drama
    keywords drown film magazine married
    productionCompany Universal Film Manufacturing Company