The Lure of Youth (1921)

Romance | 10 January 1921

Director:

Phil Rosen

Writer:

Luther Reed

Producer:

Bayard Veiller

Cinematographer:

Robert Kurrle

Production Company:

Metro Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

The working title of this film was White Ashes. ...

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The working title of this film was White Ashes.

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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
Philip E. Rosen
Dir
PRODUCER
WRITERS
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art int
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
White ashes
Release Date:
10 January 1921
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Metro Pictures
15 January 1921
LP16203
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Famous actress Florentine Fair, who is satiated with theatrical life, falls in love with Roger Dent, an unsophisticated youth with a passion for writing plays. Taking him to New York as her protégé, she encourages him to write. Although her lover, Mortimer, is at first insanely jealous, he finds merit in Dent's new play and finances him on Broadway. The young dramatist offers his hand in marriage to the actress, but she refuses and accepts ...

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Famous actress Florentine Fair, who is satiated with theatrical life, falls in love with Roger Dent, an unsophisticated youth with a passion for writing plays. Taking him to New York as her protégé, she encourages him to write. Although her lover, Mortimer, is at first insanely jealous, he finds merit in Dent's new play and finances him on Broadway. The young dramatist offers his hand in marriage to the actress, but she refuses and accepts Mortimer.

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

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