Revelation (1924)

Drama | 28 July 1924

Director:

George D. Baker

Writer:

George D. Baker

Cinematographer:

John Arnold

Production Designer:

John Hughes

Production Company:

Metro-Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

An earlier film adaptation of Mabel Wagnalls' story was released as Revalations in 1918 (see ... More Less

An earlier film adaptation of Mabel Wagnalls' story was released as Revalations in 1918 (see entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
29 Jun 1924.
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New York Times
24 Jun 1924
p. 18.
Variety
25 Jun 1924
p. 16.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Rosebush of a Thousand Years by Mabel Wagnalls (New York, 1918).
DETAILS
Release Date:
28 July 1924
Premiere Information:
New York premiere: 22 June 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Metro-Goldwyn Pictures
Copyright Date:
2 July 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20368
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
8,752
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Scorned by her father for her sinful ways, Joline Hofer leaves her child in a convent and becomes the sensation of a Paris cabaret. She poses for Paul Granville, a poor American artist, who hence becomes famous. Despite his reluctance to use her as a model for a painting of the Madonna, she obtains the assignment, undergoes a spiritual transformation, is reunited with her child, and finds happiness with the ... +


Scorned by her father for her sinful ways, Joline Hofer leaves her child in a convent and becomes the sensation of a Paris cabaret. She poses for Paul Granville, a poor American artist, who hence becomes famous. Despite his reluctance to use her as a model for a painting of the Madonna, she obtains the assignment, undergoes a spiritual transformation, is reunited with her child, and finds happiness with the artist. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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