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The 26 Jul 1924 Exhibitors Trade Review stated that the first scenes for Sandra were filmed “this week” at the Biograph Studios at 807 E. 175th Street in New York City. It was star Barbara La Marr’s first film for First National. Two months later, the 21 Sep 1924 FD announced that shooting was completed and editing had begun. Director Webster Campbell took over from George Melford early in the project, according to the 13 Aug 1924 FD, but an update in the 26 Aug 1924 FD stated Arthur H. Sawyer was directing Sandra, while Melford was “engaged to assist on certain parts of the continuity.” ... More Less

The 26 Jul 1924 Exhibitors Trade Review stated that the first scenes for Sandra were filmed “this week” at the Biograph Studios at 807 E. 175th Street in New York City. It was star Barbara La Marr’s first film for First National. Two months later, the 21 Sep 1924 FD announced that shooting was completed and editing had begun. Director Webster Campbell took over from George Melford early in the project, according to the 13 Aug 1924 FD, but an update in the 26 Aug 1924 FD stated Arthur H. Sawyer was directing Sandra, while Melford was “engaged to assist on certain parts of the continuity.” More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
26 Jul 1924
p. 24.
Film Daily
13 Aug 1924
p. 2.
Film Daily
26 Aug 1924
p. 2.
Film Daily
21 Sep 1924
p. 2.
DETAILS
Release Date:
September 1924
Production Date:
late Jul --mid Sep 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Associated Pictures
Copyright Date:
27 October 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20692
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,794
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Torn between her dual personalities of a home-loving wife and a romance-seeking adventuress, Sandra Waring succumbs to the latter influence and makes a bargain with Stephen Winslow to help her husband, David, who faces financial ruin. This arrangement leads Sandra to a glamorous life in European capitals; a sojourn on the Riviera with François Molyneaux, who proves to be a crooked gambler using her as bait; and an affair with banker Henri La Flamme, who is arrested for embezzlement. Disillusionment follows disillusionment, and finally a contrite Sandra returns home believing David to be in love with Mait Stanley and resolved to end her own life. Wandering into a church, she is found by David's friend, the Reverend Hapgood, and is reunited with her forgiving ... +


Torn between her dual personalities of a home-loving wife and a romance-seeking adventuress, Sandra Waring succumbs to the latter influence and makes a bargain with Stephen Winslow to help her husband, David, who faces financial ruin. This arrangement leads Sandra to a glamorous life in European capitals; a sojourn on the Riviera with François Molyneaux, who proves to be a crooked gambler using her as bait; and an affair with banker Henri La Flamme, who is arrested for embezzlement. Disillusionment follows disillusionment, and finally a contrite Sandra returns home believing David to be in love with Mait Stanley and resolved to end her own life. Wandering into a church, she is found by David's friend, the Reverend Hapgood, and is reunited with her forgiving husband. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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