A Lost Lady (1924)

Drama | 18 December 1924

Director:

Harry Beaumont

Cinematographer:

David Abel

Production Company:

Warner Brothers Pictures
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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
21 Jan 1925
p. 51.
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PRODUCTION CREDITS
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PARENT COMPANY
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel A Lost Lady by Willa Cather (New York, 1923).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 December 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Brothers Pictures
Copyright Date:
17 December 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20921
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,111
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Married to Captain Forrester, a wealthy railroad tycoon considerably older than herself, beautiful and frustrated Marian Forrester runs off with Frank Ellinger, who promises to marry her after she obtains a divorce. Marian then discovers that the captain has bankrupted himself trying to save a workingman's bank, and she returns to him out of loyalty; but when she later hears that Ellinger, who she thought would wait for her, is about to be married to someone else, she attempts to go to him. Delayed by a storm, she misses her train and goes instead to the home of Neil Herbert, an old friend and admirer. She calls Ellinger from there and is bluntly rejected. Sometime later, when the captain succumbs to old age and sorrow, Neil takes her in permanently. Marian begins to drink too much and becomes slovenly, but Neil continues to help her until, finding her affectionate with a low country fellow, he disgustedly leaves her. Years later, Neil discovers that she is living in South America, apparently happy and still beautiful, the wife of an aged Latin millionaire. (Western ... +


Married to Captain Forrester, a wealthy railroad tycoon considerably older than herself, beautiful and frustrated Marian Forrester runs off with Frank Ellinger, who promises to marry her after she obtains a divorce. Marian then discovers that the captain has bankrupted himself trying to save a workingman's bank, and she returns to him out of loyalty; but when she later hears that Ellinger, who she thought would wait for her, is about to be married to someone else, she attempts to go to him. Delayed by a storm, she misses her train and goes instead to the home of Neil Herbert, an old friend and admirer. She calls Ellinger from there and is bluntly rejected. Sometime later, when the captain succumbs to old age and sorrow, Neil takes her in permanently. Marian begins to drink too much and becomes slovenly, but Neil continues to help her until, finding her affectionate with a low country fellow, he disgustedly leaves her. Years later, Neil discovers that she is living in South America, apparently happy and still beautiful, the wife of an aged Latin millionaire. (Western locale.) +

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