Madonna of the Streets (1924)

Drama | 19 October 1924

Director:

Edwin Carewe

Writer:

Frank Griffin

Cinematographer:

Robert Kurrle

Production Designer:

John D. Schulze

Production Company:

Edwin Carewe Productions
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HISTORY

Some sources credit Tom Kennedy in the role of "Bull" Morgan. A sound and dialogue adaptation of William Babington Maxwell's novel was produced by Columbia Pictures in 1930. Also entitled Madonna of the Streets , that film was directed by John S. Robertson and starred Evelyn Brent and Robert Ames (See ... More Less

Some sources credit Tom Kennedy in the role of "Bull" Morgan. A sound and dialogue adaptation of William Babington Maxwell's novel was produced by Columbia Pictures in 1930. Also entitled Madonna of the Streets , that film was directed by John S. Robertson and starred Evelyn Brent and Robert Ames (See Entry). More Less

DETAILS
Release Date:
19 October 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Edwin Carewe Productions
Copyright Date:
7 October 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20639
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,507
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Rev. John Morton, who is determined to follow as closely as possible the teachings of Jesus, inherits a considerable fortune when his uncle dies. Shortly thereafter he succumbs to the wiles of Mary Carlson and marries her. To Mary's dismay, John uses his money for charitable work. When John learns that not only has Mary been unfaithful to him but she was also his uncle's mistress and became Mrs. Morton in order to share the inheritance she believed to be rightfully hers, he sends her away with his secretary. Years later, John regrets his harshness; and he is reunited with Mary when she appears at a home for fallen women, which he is ... +


Rev. John Morton, who is determined to follow as closely as possible the teachings of Jesus, inherits a considerable fortune when his uncle dies. Shortly thereafter he succumbs to the wiles of Mary Carlson and marries her. To Mary's dismay, John uses his money for charitable work. When John learns that not only has Mary been unfaithful to him but she was also his uncle's mistress and became Mrs. Morton in order to share the inheritance she believed to be rightfully hers, he sends her away with his secretary. Years later, John regrets his harshness; and he is reunited with Mary when she appears at a home for fallen women, which he is dedicating. +

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