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The 15 Dec 1923 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that Dustin Farnum was filming Red Roses, the working title of My Man. Director David Smith completed filming later that month at Vitaphone Studios in Hollywood, CA, according to the 29 Dec 1923 Exhibitors Trade Review. Coincidentally, Famous Players-Lasky was simultaneously shooting a film whose working title was My Man because its source material was the French novel Mon Homme. Both films were released in Feb 1924, but the latter film was changed from My Man to Shadow of Paris (see entry). ... More Less

The 15 Dec 1923 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that Dustin Farnum was filming Red Roses, the working title of My Man. Director David Smith completed filming later that month at Vitaphone Studios in Hollywood, CA, according to the 29 Dec 1923 Exhibitors Trade Review. Coincidentally, Famous Players-Lasky was simultaneously shooting a film whose working title was My Man because its source material was the French novel Mon Homme. Both films were released in Feb 1924, but the latter film was changed from My Man to Shadow of Paris (see entry). More Less

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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
15 Dec 1923
p. 21.
Exhibitors Trade Review
29 Dec 1923
p. 47.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Red Roses
Release Date:
February 1924
Premiere Information:
New York premiere: 10 February 1924
Production Date:
ended December 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
7 February 1924
Copyright Number:
LP19899
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,800
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

A political boss named Sledge meets a wealthy opponent's daughter, Molly Marley. Sledge determines to win Molly although she is engaged to Bert Glider, a lounge lizard intending to exploit Molly for her money. Unable to convince Molly of Glider's nefarious motives, Sledge kidnaps her on her wedding day and contrives to make it appear that Mr. Marley has lost all of his investments. Glider cancels his marriage plans; Sledge returns Marley's money to him and marries ... +


A political boss named Sledge meets a wealthy opponent's daughter, Molly Marley. Sledge determines to win Molly although she is engaged to Bert Glider, a lounge lizard intending to exploit Molly for her money. Unable to convince Molly of Glider's nefarious motives, Sledge kidnaps her on her wedding day and contrives to make it appear that Mr. Marley has lost all of his investments. Glider cancels his marriage plans; Sledge returns Marley's money to him and marries Molly. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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