The Eagle is a film starring Rudolph Valentino. Valentino portrays Russian lieutenant Vladimir Dubrovsky.
When Dubrovsky's father is murdered to in an attempt to take over his family's property in 18th century Russia, Dubrovsky becomes a masked vigilante/highwayman called The Black Eagle to set things right. He falls in love with the daughter of his enemy.
The Black Eagle is a Robin Hood/Zorro/Dr. Syn type of a hero.