While Paris Sleeps (1923)

Melodrama | 21 January 1923

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HISTORY

Produced in 1920 by Tourneur as The Glory of Love; not released until ... More Less

Produced in 1920 by Tourneur as The Glory of Love; not released until 1923. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Glory of Love by "Pan" (London, 1919).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The glory of love
Release Date:
21 January 1923
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,850
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

"A sculptor in the Latin Quarter of Paris harbors an unrequited passion for his model. The latter meets young American tourist and they become infatuated. The youth's father pleads with girl to give him up and she agrees if she may be permitted to have one evening of happiness during the Mardi Gras festival. The jealous sculptor enlists the aid of half-crazed keeper of wax museum to dispose of American youth. The boy is kidnapped and tortured, but rescued in the nick of time. The young people finally receive the father's blessing." ( Motion Picture News Booking Guide, 4:108, April ... +


"A sculptor in the Latin Quarter of Paris harbors an unrequited passion for his model. The latter meets young American tourist and they become infatuated. The youth's father pleads with girl to give him up and she agrees if she may be permitted to have one evening of happiness during the Mardi Gras festival. The jealous sculptor enlists the aid of half-crazed keeper of wax museum to dispose of American youth. The boy is kidnapped and tortured, but rescued in the nick of time. The young people finally receive the father's blessing." ( Motion Picture News Booking Guide, 4:108, April 1923.) +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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