Morals for Men (1925)

Melodrama | December 1925

Director:

Bernard H. Hyman

Writer:

A. P. Younger

Cinematographer:

Roland Price

Editor:

James McKay

Production Designer:

Edwin B. Willis

Production Company:

Tiffany Productions, Inc.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
22 Nov 1925.
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Variety
18 Nov 1925
p. 42.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Lighting eff
Stills
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
Tech dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Suggested "The Lucky Serum" by Gouverneur Morris (publication undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
December 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 16 November 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Tiffany Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
23 November 1925
Copyright Number:
LP22045
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,443
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Joe Strickland, a civil engineer, has fallen to the level of living off Bessie Hayes, a bootlegger. Bessie believes Joe is trying to steal their savings, and they decide to part. She opens a manicuring establishment and marries wealthy Harvey Larkin; shortly after their marriage, Harvey begins to neglect Bessie for the company of others. Joe saves society girl Marion Winslow from drowning, reforms himself, and marries Marion. Bessie is blackmailed by Frank Bowman, a former confederate, and goes to Joe for help. Marion becomes jealous and threatens divorce. Harvey casts Bessie out when she confesses her past. She straightens matters out between Joe and Marion, but realizing that she, a woman, will never be forgiven for her past sins, she commits ... +


Joe Strickland, a civil engineer, has fallen to the level of living off Bessie Hayes, a bootlegger. Bessie believes Joe is trying to steal their savings, and they decide to part. She opens a manicuring establishment and marries wealthy Harvey Larkin; shortly after their marriage, Harvey begins to neglect Bessie for the company of others. Joe saves society girl Marion Winslow from drowning, reforms himself, and marries Marion. Bessie is blackmailed by Frank Bowman, a former confederate, and goes to Joe for help. Marion becomes jealous and threatens divorce. Harvey casts Bessie out when she confesses her past. She straightens matters out between Joe and Marion, but realizing that she, a woman, will never be forgiven for her past sins, she commits suicide. +

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