The Lily (1926)

Romance | 3 October 1926

Writer:

Eve Unsell

Cinematographer:

Glen MacWilliams

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
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Film Daily
17 Oct 1926.
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Variety
20 Oct 1926
p. 62.
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LITERARY
Based on the play The Lily by David Belasco (New York, 9 Dec 1923), which was based on the French play Le Lys by Pierre Wolff and Gaston Leroux (Paris, 18 Dec 1908).
DETAILS
Release Date:
3 October 1926
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
26 September 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23150
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,268
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The Comte de Maigny, father of Odette and Christiane, forces the former to give up her first love for his own selfish reasons; Odette reconciles herself to a loveless life but takes care that a similar fate does not befall her sister. Christiane's love for Arnaud, a married artist, has an unfavorable effect on the courtship of their brother, Max, with a wealthy heiress; furious with his younger daughter, the count is taken to task by Odette for pawning the house furnishings to support his mistress. The artist's wife finally agrees to a divorce, paving the way for Christiane's marriage and for the union of Odette with the family lawyer, who has loved her for years. De Maigny finds consolation with his ... +


The Comte de Maigny, father of Odette and Christiane, forces the former to give up her first love for his own selfish reasons; Odette reconciles herself to a loveless life but takes care that a similar fate does not befall her sister. Christiane's love for Arnaud, a married artist, has an unfavorable effect on the courtship of their brother, Max, with a wealthy heiress; furious with his younger daughter, the count is taken to task by Odette for pawning the house furnishings to support his mistress. The artist's wife finally agrees to a divorce, paving the way for Christiane's marriage and for the union of Odette with the family lawyer, who has loved her for years. De Maigny finds consolation with his mistress. +

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