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The Story Without a Name

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The Story Without a Name
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Directed byIrvin Willat
Written byVictor Irvin (scenario)
Based onThe Story Without a Name
by Arthur Stringer
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
StarringAgnes Ayres
CinematographyHarold Rosson
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • October 27, 1924 (1924-10-27) (U.S.)
Running time
6 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The Story Without a Name is a 1924 American silent melodrama film directed by Irvin Willat and based on a novel by Arthur Stringer, which was published in conjunction with the film. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures and stars Agnes Ayres.[1] A contest run by Photoplay magazine asked viewers to select a title for the film for a prize of $5,000, with the alternative title Without Warning selected as the winning entry.

A 1952 film noir with the title Without Warning! had a working title of The Story Without a Name, but the plots of the two films are quite different.[2]



With no prints of The Story Without a Name located in any film archives,[3] it is a lost film.


  1. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Story Without a Name at
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films:1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c. 1971
  3. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Story Without a name

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