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Sinners in Silk

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Sinners in Silk
Directed byHobart Henley
Written byBenjamin Glazer and Carey Wilson
StarringEleanor Boardman
Adolphe Menjou
Hedda Hopper
Conrad Nagel
Jean Hersholt
CinematographyJohn Arnold
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • September 1, 1924 (1924-09-01)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Sinners in Silk is a 1924 silent romantic drama film directed by Hobart Henley. The film stars Eleanor Boardman, Adolphe Menjou, Hedda Hopper, Conrad Nagel, and Jean Hersholt. It was written by Benjamin Glazer and Carey Wilson.[1][2]

The film at some point may have been under the working title Free Love.[3]


Arthur Merrill is a roué who continues to celebrate his rejuvenation surgery by taking a girl home - but she turns out to be the sweetheart of his son.



With no copies of Sinners in Silk located in any film archives,[4] it is a lost film.[5]


  1. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: Sinners in Silk at
  2. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Sinners in Silk
  3. ^ Pictorial History of the Silent Screen by Daniel Blum, c.1953 (Blum refers to Sinners in Silk as Free Love (under a picture of Hedda Hopper) in his book)
  4. ^ Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: Sinners in Silk
  5. ^ List of lost MGM films at Nitrateville
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