Three Women (1924)

Drama | 18 August 1924

Director:

Ernst Lubitsch

Cinematographer:

Charles Van Enger

Production Designer:

Svend Gade

Production Company:

Warner Bros. Pictures
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HISTORY

According to the 12 Jul 1924 Moving Picture World, Three Women marked filmmaker Ernst Lubitsch’s second project for Warner Bros. Pictures after The Marriage Circle (1924, see entry). An indoor “society carnival” set was built on the studio’s newest soundstage. The 21 Jun 1924 Moving Picture World reported that filming would be completed by 30 Jun 1924.
       The 28 Jun 1924 Exhibitors Trade Review stated that actress Pauline Frederick shot her scenes during the day while simultaneously appearing in evening theater performances with the Morosco Stock Company. ... More Less

According to the 12 Jul 1924 Moving Picture World, Three Women marked filmmaker Ernst Lubitsch’s second project for Warner Bros. Pictures after The Marriage Circle (1924, see entry). An indoor “society carnival” set was built on the studio’s newest soundstage. The 21 Jun 1924 Moving Picture World reported that filming would be completed by 30 Jun 1924.
       The 28 Jun 1924 Exhibitors Trade Review stated that actress Pauline Frederick shot her scenes during the day while simultaneously appearing in evening theater performances with the Morosco Stock Company. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
28 Jun 1924
p. 20.
Moving Picture World
21 Jun 1924
p. 731.
Moving Picture World
12 Jul 1924
p. 129.
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 August 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Brothers Pictures
Copyright Date:
9 August 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20479
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,400, 8,200
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Beseiged by creditors, Edmund Lamont presses an affair with wealthy widow Mabel Wilton but transfers his affections to her daughter, Jeanne. After marrying Jeanne, Lamont continues an affair with Harriet, a flapper. Meanwhile, Jeanne is in love with young doctor Fred Armstrong, and when Lamont refuses her a divorce her mother kills him and is acquitted, leaving Jeanne free to seek happiness with ... +


Beseiged by creditors, Edmund Lamont presses an affair with wealthy widow Mabel Wilton but transfers his affections to her daughter, Jeanne. After marrying Jeanne, Lamont continues an affair with Harriet, a flapper. Meanwhile, Jeanne is in love with young doctor Fred Armstrong, and when Lamont refuses her a divorce her mother kills him and is acquitted, leaving Jeanne free to seek happiness with Fred. +

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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