Woman, Woman! (1919)

Drama | 26 January 1919

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HISTORY

Scenes from the film were shot on New York City's MacDougal Street and other areas of Greenwich Village. Contemporary reviews credit Norman, not Norma, Lorimer with the film's story, and MPN states that Norman Lorimer wrote the story expressly for Evelyn Nesbit. Some reviews give the film's title as Woman! Woman! ... More Less

Scenes from the film were shot on New York City's MacDougal Street and other areas of Greenwich Village. Contemporary reviews credit Norman, not Norma, Lorimer with the film's story, and MPN states that Norman Lorimer wrote the story expressly for Evelyn Nesbit. Some reviews give the film's title as Woman! Woman! More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
15 Feb 19
p. 867.
MPN
8 Feb 19
p. 917.
MPW
8 Feb 19
p. 804, 809
Variety
1 Feb 19
p. 710.
DETAILS
Release Date:
26 January 1919
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
26 January 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13323
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Alice Lindsay arrives in New York from a small town and becomes part of Greenwich Village Bohemian life. Alice resists the advances of Gwenne Stevens, an advocate of free love, and marries civil engineer Samson Rathbone. Wealthy Roy Mackay attempts to buy Alice with jewels. She scorns him, but when her husband becomes ill, she goes to Roy for financial assistance. Samson later learns of the affair and divorces her. After she gives birth to Roy's baby, Alice and her baby go back to her hometown, but she receives no sympathy and returns to New York. Roy offers to marry her, and Alice accepts. They find happiness together, and the future of their baby is assured. A parallel story set in Japan is incorporated into the ... +


Alice Lindsay arrives in New York from a small town and becomes part of Greenwich Village Bohemian life. Alice resists the advances of Gwenne Stevens, an advocate of free love, and marries civil engineer Samson Rathbone. Wealthy Roy Mackay attempts to buy Alice with jewels. She scorns him, but when her husband becomes ill, she goes to Roy for financial assistance. Samson later learns of the affair and divorces her. After she gives birth to Roy's baby, Alice and her baby go back to her hometown, but she receives no sympathy and returns to New York. Roy offers to marry her, and Alice accepts. They find happiness together, and the future of their baby is assured. A parallel story set in Japan is incorporated into the film. +

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

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