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Is Love Everything?

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Is Love Everything?
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Directed byChristy Cabanne
Produced byMurray W. Garsson
Written byChristy Cabanne
Raymond S. Harris
StarringAlma Rubens
Frank Mayo
H. B. Warner
CinematographyWalter Arthur
Philip Armand
Edited byWilliam B. Laub
Production
company
Garsson Enterprises
Distributed byAssociated Exhibitors
Release date
  • November 30, 1924 (1924-11-30) (US)[1]
Running time
6 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Is Love Everything? is a 1924 silent American melodrama film directed by Christy Cabanne. It stars Alma Rubens, Frank Mayo, and H. B. Warner, and was released on November 30, 1924.

Plot

As described in a review in a film magazine,[2] unable to decide between steady-going and wealthy Jordon (Warner) whom she admires and happy-go-lucky Robert (Mayo) whom she really loves, Jordon’s money influences her mother’s opinion and Virginia marries him. Her scapegrace brother Boyd (McGrail) steals her old love letters from Robert and tries to sell them to Jordon, who destroys them. Jordon however plans a test by inviting Robert to a yacht cruise. A collision destroys the yacht but Robert, Boyd, and Virginia are among those rescued. Robert continues to plead his love and although Virginia is true to his memory, she finally consents to marry him, believing Jordon dead. Jordon however has been picked up and comes home just at this time. Realizing their happiness and willing to sacrifice his own feelings in his great love for Virginia, he decides to let them continue to believe him dead, and goes away with the sea captain who rescued him.

Cast list

Preservation

A fragment of Is Love Everything? exists at the BFI National Film and Television Archive in London.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Is Love Everything?". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on March 3, 2018. Retrieved March 3, 2018.
  2. ^ Sewell, Charles S. (November 15, 1924). "Is Love Everything?; Associated Exhibitors Offers Society Problem With Alma Rubens, Frank Mayo and H. B. Warner". The Moving Picture World. New York City: Chalmers Publishing Co. 71 (3): 269.
  3. ^ The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Is Love Everything?


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