Sally, Irene and Mary (1925)

Comedy-drama | 27 December 1925

Writer:

Edmund Goulding

Cinematographer:

John Arnold

Editor:

Harold Young

Production Designers:

Cedric Gibbons, Merrill Pye

Production Company:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
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HISTORY

The 23 Aug 1925 FD announced that Eleanor Boardman would portray "Mary" in Sally, Irene and Mary, but she did not appear in credits. The role was taken by Sally O'Neil.
       In 1938 Twentieth Century-Fox produced a musical entitled Sally, Irene and Mary that was loosely based on the Edward Dowling, Cyrus Wood play. That film was directed by William A. Seiter and starred Alice Faye and Tony Martin (see ... More Less

The 23 Aug 1925 FD announced that Eleanor Boardman would portray "Mary" in Sally, Irene and Mary, but she did not appear in credits. The role was taken by Sally O'Neil.
       In 1938 Twentieth Century-Fox produced a musical entitled Sally, Irene and Mary that was loosely based on the Edward Dowling, Cyrus Wood play. That film was directed by William A. Seiter and starred Alice Faye and Tony Martin (see entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
12 Dec 1925
p. 16.
Film Daily
23 Aug 1925
p. 4.
Film Daily
13 Dec 1925.
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New York Times
7 Dec 1925
p. 19.
Variety
9 Dec 1925
p. 42.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
Addl dir
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
Art dir
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
Asst film ed
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Sally, Irene and Mary by Edward Dowling and Cyrus Wood (New York, 4 Sep 1922).
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 December 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: week of 6 Dec 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Copyright Date:
28 December 1925
Copyright Number:
LP22168
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,564
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Mary, an innocent young Irish girl from the East Side of New York, becomes a chorus girl in a Broadway show, getting to know very well two of the other girls in the show: Sally, who is too wise in the ways of the world; and Irene, lost in dreams of romance. Mary also gets to know Marcus Morton, the wealthy roué who keeps Sally in a luxurious apartment; he falls in love with Mary and asks her to marry him. She at first refuses, but when Jimmy Dugan, her onetime plumber sweetheart, expresses disgust with her new life, she is prompted by anger to accept Morton's offer. Disappointed by a love affair with another millionaire, Irene impulsively marries a college youth, only to be killed shortly afterward in an automobile accident. Greatly sobered by Irene's tragic death, Mary breaks off her engagement with Morton and returns to Jimmy's arms and the simple life on Avenue ... +


Mary, an innocent young Irish girl from the East Side of New York, becomes a chorus girl in a Broadway show, getting to know very well two of the other girls in the show: Sally, who is too wise in the ways of the world; and Irene, lost in dreams of romance. Mary also gets to know Marcus Morton, the wealthy roué who keeps Sally in a luxurious apartment; he falls in love with Mary and asks her to marry him. She at first refuses, but when Jimmy Dugan, her onetime plumber sweetheart, expresses disgust with her new life, she is prompted by anger to accept Morton's offer. Disappointed by a love affair with another millionaire, Irene impulsively marries a college youth, only to be killed shortly afterward in an automobile accident. Greatly sobered by Irene's tragic death, Mary breaks off her engagement with Morton and returns to Jimmy's arms and the simple life on Avenue B. +

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