Fine Clothes (1925)

Comedy-drama | 9 August 1925

Director:

John M. Stahl

Cinematographer:

Ernest Palmer

Production Designer:

Cedric Gibbons

Production Company:

Louis B. Mayer Productions, Inc.
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HISTORY

The 6 Sep 1924 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that Lewis Stone was chosen to star in Fashions for Men. ... More Less

The 6 Sep 1924 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that Lewis Stone was chosen to star in Fashions for Men. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
22 Aug 1925
p. 51.
Exhibitors Trade Review
6 Sep 1924
p. 19.
Film Daily
16 Aug 1925.
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New York Times
20 Oct 1925
p. 28.
Variety
21 Oct 1925
p. 35.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
COLOR PERSONNEL
Col cons
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Fashions for Men by Ferenc Molnár (New York, 5 Dec 1922) as translated by Benjamin Glazer
New York, 1922).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Fashions for Men
Release Date:
9 August 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Louis B. Mayer Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
27 July 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21674
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,971
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Peter Hungerford, the kindhearted proprietor of a London clothing store, loses both his wife and his business when she takes all of his savings and runs off with Oscar, the clerk. Forced into bankruptcy, Peter takes a position as the manager of a cheese business owned by his patron, the Earl of Denham. The earl also hires Paula, Peter's former cashier; and Peter, aware of the earl's amorous intentions, keeps strict watch over the girl. The earl, finally driven to distraction, fires Peter, but, overtaken by remorse, he soon rehires him. The creditors who put Peter's store into receivership request that he return as manager, and he leaves the estate, upbraiding Paula for her announced intentions of staying on as the earl's companion. Paula then realizes that she loves Peter and follows him back to the shop, where she takes charge of him and his affairs on a permanent ... +


Peter Hungerford, the kindhearted proprietor of a London clothing store, loses both his wife and his business when she takes all of his savings and runs off with Oscar, the clerk. Forced into bankruptcy, Peter takes a position as the manager of a cheese business owned by his patron, the Earl of Denham. The earl also hires Paula, Peter's former cashier; and Peter, aware of the earl's amorous intentions, keeps strict watch over the girl. The earl, finally driven to distraction, fires Peter, but, overtaken by remorse, he soon rehires him. The creditors who put Peter's store into receivership request that he return as manager, and he leaves the estate, upbraiding Paula for her announced intentions of staying on as the earl's companion. Paula then realizes that she loves Peter and follows him back to the shop, where she takes charge of him and his affairs on a permanent basis. +

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