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This Woman (film)

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Directed byPhil Rosen
Screenplay byLouis D. Lighton
Hope Loring
Based onThis Woman
by Howard Rockey
StarringIrene Rich
Ricardo Cortez
Louise Fazenda
CinematographyH. Lyman Broening
Production
company
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • November 2, 1924 (1924-11-02)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

This Woman is a 1924 American silent drama film directed by Phil Rosen, written by Louis D. Lighton and Hope Loring, and starring Irene Rich, Ricardo Cortez, Louise Fazenda, Frank Elliott, Creighton Hale, and Marc McDermott. Based on the 1924 novel This Woman by Howard Rockey, it was released by Warner Bros. on November 2, 1924.[1][2][3]

Plot

As described in a review in a film magazine,[4] facing poverty, Carol Drayton (Rich) a singer, attempts suicide but is saved by Rose (Fazenda), a young woman of the streets who buys her a meal in a questionable café. Gordon Duane (Cortez), a wealthy man joins them, the place is raided, Duane lies about Carol. She is arrested and goes to jail under an assumed name. Released, she wanders about the street penniless. An intoxicated Bobby Bleecker (Hale) pays her to sing in front of his sweetheart Aline Sturdevant's (Bow) house. Stratini (McDermott), a famous impresario, is charmed with her voice and offers to teach her, and she becomes a protégé of the wealthy Sturdevants. The butler finds her jail release and steals a necklace, seeking to force her to aid him. Bobby comes to the rescue, learns the truth but keeps mum. Whitney Duane falls in love with Carol, but doubts her because of gossip. Carol meets Rose who is down and out and borrows money from Bobby to aid her. This makes Bobby’s sweetheart, Aline, jealous. Gordon Duane (Elliott) returns from abroad. To clear matters, Carol tells her story implicating Duane. She prepares to leave, but Stratini, who has always believed in her, sticks by her, and Carol makes him admit that he loves her.

Cast

Preservation

A complete print of This Woman is preserved at Lobster Films, Paris.[5]

References

  1. ^ "This Woman (1924) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved December 18, 2017.
  2. ^ "This Woman". Catalog.afi.com. Retrieved December 18, 2017.
  3. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: This Woman at silentera.com
  4. ^ Sewell, C. S. (November 1, 1924). "This Woman; Warner Brothers Star Irene Rich in Pleasing But Improbable Story Adapted From Popular Novel". The Moving Picture World. New York City: Chalmers Publishing Co. 71 (1): 73–74. Retrieved April 3, 2021.
  5. ^ The Library of Congress / FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: This Woman


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