Name the Man (1924)

Melodrama | 27 January 1924

Director:

Victor Seastrom

Writer:

Paul Bern

Cinematographer:

Charles Van Enger

Production Company:

Goldwyn Pictures
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HISTORY

The 1 Sep 1923 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that director Victor Seastrom was currently filming the mob scenes in The Master of Man, the working title of Name the Man, and that he and the company would be going on location in San Francisco, CA, the following week. The Oct 1923 The Story World and Photodramatist noted that the studio briefly changed the title to The Judge and the Woman. ... More Less

The 1 Sep 1923 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that director Victor Seastrom was currently filming the mob scenes in The Master of Man, the working title of Name the Man, and that he and the company would be going on location in San Francisco, CA, the following week. The Oct 1923 The Story World and Photodramatist noted that the studio briefly changed the title to The Judge and the Woman. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
1 Sep 1923
p. 598.
The Story World and Photodramatist
Oct 1923
p. 88.
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
The Master of Man
The Judge and the Woman
Release Date:
27 January 1924
Production Date:
August - September 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures
Copyright Date:
15 January 1924
Copyright Number:
LP19824
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,771
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Victor Stowell, son of the deemster of the Isle of Man, is engaged to Fenella Stanley. He becomes involved in an intrigue with local girl Bessie Collister, becomes the deemster on his father's death, and is forced to try Bessie for killing her illegitimate child. When Bessie refuses to name the father of the baby, Fenella and Alick Gell, who loves Bessie, guess that it is Victor. Bessie is condemned to die, but Victor helps her escape to meet and marry Alick. He then confesses all, serves a jail sentence, and marries Fenella at the expiration of the ... +


Victor Stowell, son of the deemster of the Isle of Man, is engaged to Fenella Stanley. He becomes involved in an intrigue with local girl Bessie Collister, becomes the deemster on his father's death, and is forced to try Bessie for killing her illegitimate child. When Bessie refuses to name the father of the baby, Fenella and Alick Gell, who loves Bessie, guess that it is Victor. Bessie is condemned to die, but Victor helps her escape to meet and marry Alick. He then confesses all, serves a jail sentence, and marries Fenella at the expiration of the term. +

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