Shirley of the Circus (1922)

Melodrama | 12 November 1922

Director:

Rowland V. Lee

Cinematographer:

G. O. Post

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

The working title was A Circus Story, according to the 15 Sep 1922 FD. The 28 Oct 1922 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that the film had "just ... More Less

The working title was A Circus Story, according to the 15 Sep 1922 FD. The 28 Oct 1922 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that the film had "just finished." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
28 Oct 1922
p. 1412.
Film Daily
15 Sep 1922
p. 4.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
A Circus Story
Release Date:
12 November 1922
Production Date:
ended late October 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
12 November 1922
Copyright Number:
LP19204
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,668
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

An American artist in Paris becomes interested in a circus girl's welfare and sends her to school. After 3 years Nita runs away to America and appears at the artist's home, where she is befriended by his fiancée. Nita finds her old friends from the circus performing in the United States and marries her former ... +


An American artist in Paris becomes interested in a circus girl's welfare and sends her to school. After 3 years Nita runs away to America and appears at the artist's home, where she is befriended by his fiancée. Nita finds her old friends from the circus performing in the United States and marries her former sweetheart. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Carnival/Circus


Subject

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

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