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The Jan 1927 Photoplay announced that John Griffith Wray was directing Blanche Sweet in Love o' Women, the apparent working title of this ... More Less

The Jan 1927 Photoplay announced that John Griffith Wray was directing Blanche Sweet in Love o' Women, the apparent working title of this film. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
24 Jul 1927.
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New York Times
12 Jul 1927
p. 29.
Photoplay
Jan 1927
p. 100.
Variety
13 Jul 1927
p. 20.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Love o' Women" by Adela Rogers St. Johns in Hearst's International-Cosmopolitan (Feb 1926).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Love o' Women
Release Date:
23 August 1927
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 9 Jul 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
17 July 1927
Copyright Number:
LP24219
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,790
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Dolly, a dancehall girl, loves Royce Wingate, an irresponsible chap. To escape their way of life she secretly backs an oil well in which he has an interest, and both become wealthy. In New York, Royce becomes a financial power on Wall Street but is socially frowned upon because of his association with the notorious Dolly. When he plans to marry Amy, a young society belle, Dolly becomes violently jealous and threatens to throw acid in his face; he shoots at the bottle and accidentally hits Dolly, thinking he has killed her. She recovers, however, and they are happily ... +


Dolly, a dancehall girl, loves Royce Wingate, an irresponsible chap. To escape their way of life she secretly backs an oil well in which he has an interest, and both become wealthy. In New York, Royce becomes a financial power on Wall Street but is socially frowned upon because of his association with the notorious Dolly. When he plans to marry Amy, a young society belle, Dolly becomes violently jealous and threatens to throw acid in his face; he shoots at the bottle and accidentally hits Dolly, thinking he has killed her. She recovers, however, and they are happily reconciled. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Society


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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