Wine of Youth (1924)

Comedy-drama | 15 September 1924

Director:

King Vidor

Writer:

Carey Wilson

Producer:

King Vidor

Cinematographer:

John Mescall

Production Designer:

Charles L. Cadwallader

Production Company:

Metro-Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

The 16 May 1924 Exhibitors Trade Review announced that camera work on Mary the Third, the film's working title, was completed the previous week.
       According to Moving Picture World, Wine of Youth was “pre-shown” at the Capitol Theatre in New York City the week of 23 Aug ... More Less

The 16 May 1924 Exhibitors Trade Review announced that camera work on Mary the Third, the film's working title, was completed the previous week.
       According to Moving Picture World, Wine of Youth was “pre-shown” at the Capitol Theatre in New York City the week of 23 Aug 1924. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
16 May 1924
p. 16.
Moving Picture World
23 Aug 1924
p. 637.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Mary the Third: a Comedy in Prologue and Three Acts by Rachel Crothers (Boston, c1923).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Mary the Third
Release Date:
15 September 1924
Premiere Information:
New York premiere: 10 August 1924
Production Date:
ended early May 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Metro-Goldwyn Pictures
Copyright Date:
20 August 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20526
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,600
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Unlike earlier generations of Marys who used every wile to obtain husbands, Mary the Third questions the validity of marriage in her search for adventure. Unable to decide between quiet, considerate Lynn and aggressive Hal, she follows her suitors, along with sweethearts Max and Tish, on an outing, but an attempted seduction sends her home, where she becomes disillusioned by the quarreling of her parents. When they are reconciled, however, she regains her ideals and accepts ... +


Unlike earlier generations of Marys who used every wile to obtain husbands, Mary the Third questions the validity of marriage in her search for adventure. Unable to decide between quiet, considerate Lynn and aggressive Hal, she follows her suitors, along with sweethearts Max and Tish, on an outing, but an attempted seduction sends her home, where she becomes disillusioned by the quarreling of her parents. When they are reconciled, however, she regains her ideals and accepts Lynn. +

GENRE
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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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