The Snob (1924)

Drama | 1924

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       The Jun 1924 The Educational Screen listed The Snob as one of “The Ten Best [Films] for ... More Less

       The Jun 1924 The Educational Screen listed The Snob as one of “The Ten Best [Films] for 1924-25.” More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
The Educational Screen
Jun 1925
p. 358.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITER
Scen
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
Set dec
COSTUMES
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Snob
the Story of a Marriage by Helen Reimensnyder Martin (New York, 1924).
DETAILS
Release Date:
1924
Premiere Information:
release: 3 November or 10 November 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
Copyright Date:
10 November 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20768
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,495
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Nancy Claxton disappears when her wealthy father is involved in a scandal and becomes a teacher in a small Pennsylvania town. There she meets Eugene Curry, also a teacher. He is determined to climb the ladder of wealthy society, shuns his Mennonite family, and fawns on anyone of prominence. Eugene marries Nancy but continues his affair with wealthy Dorothy Rensheimer; and Eugene's friend Herrick Appleton recognizes Nancy as his childhood sweetheart. Nancy gives birth to a stillborn child, blames the tragedy on her awareness of a letter to Dorothy from Eugene, and reveals to him that she is an heiress. Suddenly contrite, Eugene tries to regain his wife's love, but Nancy announces her intention to divorce him so as to marry ... +


Nancy Claxton disappears when her wealthy father is involved in a scandal and becomes a teacher in a small Pennsylvania town. There she meets Eugene Curry, also a teacher. He is determined to climb the ladder of wealthy society, shuns his Mennonite family, and fawns on anyone of prominence. Eugene marries Nancy but continues his affair with wealthy Dorothy Rensheimer; and Eugene's friend Herrick Appleton recognizes Nancy as his childhood sweetheart. Nancy gives birth to a stillborn child, blames the tragedy on her awareness of a letter to Dorothy from Eugene, and reveals to him that she is an heiress. Suddenly contrite, Eugene tries to regain his wife's love, but Nancy announces her intention to divorce him so as to marry Herrick. +

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

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