The Light That Failed
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The Light That Failed is a novel by Rudyard Kipling that was first published in 1890 in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. Most of the novel is set in London, but many important events throughout the story occur in Sudan or India. The Light that Failed follows the life of Dick Heldar, a painter who goes blind. It was made into a 1916 film with Jose Collins and a 1939 film by Paramount starring Ronald Colman as Heldar with Ida Lupino and Walter Huston.