Director:

Jerry Storm

Writer:

Jules Furthman

Cinematographer:

Joseph August

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

According to a studio chart in the 29 Jul 1922 Camera, St. Elmo was in its fourth week of filming. Two weeks later, the 12 Aug 1922 Camera noted that production was still ongoing. The assistant director was listed as James Dunn.
       This film was reissued in ... More Less

According to a studio chart in the 29 Jul 1922 Camera, St. Elmo was in its fourth week of filming. Two weeks later, the 12 Aug 1922 Camera noted that production was still ongoing. The assistant director was listed as James Dunn.
       This film was reissued in 1927. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Camera
29 Jul 1922
p. 10.
Camera
12 Aug 1922
p. 10.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
PHOTOGRAPHY
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel St. Elmo by Augusta Jane Evans (New York, 1867).
DETAILS
Release Date:
30 September 1923
Production Date:
began early July 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
15 August 1923
Copyright Number:
LP19345
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,778
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

When St. Elmo Thornton finds his fiancée, Agnes, in the arms of his friend Murray Hammond, he shoots Hammond and sets out on a journey around the world, dedicated in his hatred of women. He returns home to find Edna, the blacksmith's daughter, living with his mother. Through Edna's influence Thornton is redeemed, and he marries her after he becomes a ... +


When St. Elmo Thornton finds his fiancée, Agnes, in the arms of his friend Murray Hammond, he shoots Hammond and sets out on a journey around the world, dedicated in his hatred of women. He returns home to find Edna, the blacksmith's daughter, living with his mother. Through Edna's influence Thornton is redeemed, and he marries her after he becomes a minister. +

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Subject

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

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