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Cordelia the Magnificent

Cordelia the Magnificent
Directed byGeorge Archainbaud
Written byLeroy Scott (novel)
Frank S. Beresford
Produced bySamuel Zierler
StarringClara Kimball Young
Huntley Gordon
Carol Halloway
Lloyd Whitlock
Jacqueline Gadsden
Lewis Dayton
Mary Jane Irving
Catherine Murphy
Elinor Hancock
CinematographyCharles Richardson
Distributed byMetro Pictures
Release date
  • April 30, 1923 (1923-04-30)
Running time
7 reels;6,800 feet
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Cordelia the Magnificent is a 1923 American silent mystery film directed by George Archainbaud and starring Clara Kimball Young. It is now believed to be a lost film.[1]

Plot summary

Cordelia, a smart and pretty society girl, becomes suddenly impoverished but decides to get a job rather than marry for money. A complicated blackmail plot ensues.



According to surviving accounts, the film was not well reviewed by major publications. It was, however, commercially successful.[2]


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