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The 29 Oct 1921 Motion Picture News reported that director George Cox had completed filming on Princess Virtue, the film's working title. A Parisian Scandal was a remake of an earlier film called Princess Virtue (1917, see entry). ... More Less

The 29 Oct 1921 Motion Picture News reported that director George Cox had completed filming on Princess Virtue, the film's working title. A Parisian Scandal was a remake of an earlier film called Princess Virtue (1917, see entry). More Less

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DATE
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Motion Picture News
29 Oct 1921
p. 2352.
Motion Picture News
12 Nov 1921
p. 2562.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Princess Virtue
Release Date:
5 December 1921
Production Date:
ended October 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Manufacturing Co.
Copyright Date:
29 November 1921
Copyright Number:
LP17259
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,739
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Basil Hammond, a young man without social or romantic interests, goes to Paris to study paleontology and to bring back a report to his guardian on the manners and moral character of her granddaughter, Liane. At first he is repulsed by her attempts to vamp him, but eventually he falls in love with her. Basil discovers that Liane is engaged to Count Oudoff, and when the count insults him at a party, a duel is arranged. Liane intervenes to save Basil, and in despair he returns to America; on the steamer he finds Liane, and she promises to marry ... +


Basil Hammond, a young man without social or romantic interests, goes to Paris to study paleontology and to bring back a report to his guardian on the manners and moral character of her granddaughter, Liane. At first he is repulsed by her attempts to vamp him, but eventually he falls in love with her. Basil discovers that Liane is engaged to Count Oudoff, and when the count insults him at a party, a duel is arranged. Liane intervenes to save Basil, and in despair he returns to America; on the steamer he finds Liane, and she promises to marry him. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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