The White Monkey (1925)

Drama | 7 June 1925

Director:

Phil Rosen

Writer:

Arthur Hoerl

Cinematographer:

Rudolph Bergquist

Editor:

Teddy Hanscom

Production Designer:

M. P. Staulcup

Production Company:

Associated Pictures, Inc.
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HISTORY

For information on motion pictures and television films based on John Galsworthy's The Forsyte Saga , which also featured the characters of Fleur and Soames Forsyte and Michael Mont, please consult the entry for the 1949 M-G-M production That Forsyte Woman ... More Less

For information on motion pictures and television films based on John Galsworthy's The Forsyte Saga , which also featured the characters of Fleur and Soames Forsyte and Michael Mont, please consult the entry for the 1949 M-G-M production That Forsyte Woman . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
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Film Daily
14 Jul 1925.
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Variety
10 Jun 1925.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The White Monkey by John Galsworthy (London, 1924).
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 June 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 7 June 1925
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
26 May 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21492
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,121
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Fleur Forsyte marries Michael Mont, whose best friend, Wilfrid Desert, soon falls in love with her--a love she does nothing to discourage. Wilfrid tells Michael of his love for Fleur, indicating that he will do everything possible in the future to take her away from him. Michael confronts Fleur with Wilfrid's statement, and she professes to be ignorant of any wrongdoing. Michael fires Bicket, one of his shipping clerks, who was caught stealing books. When Bicket is reduced to selling balloons on the streets, his wife, Victorine, goes to Michael for help, and he sends her to Wilfrid, for whom she poses in the nude. Bicket learns about this situation and goes to Michael in a rage; together, the two men go to Wilfrid's studio, where Michael unexpectedly finds Fleur. She quickly assures Bicket that his wife has been faithful to him, for she herself was present each time Victorine posed for Wilfrid. But Michael believes that Fleur herself has been unfaithful, and he leaves her to Wilfrid. Fleur soon realizes that she loves only Michael and goes to him, asking to be taken back. Michael consents, but when Fleur tells him that she is pregnant, he is suspicious of the parentage until Fleur shows him a letter from Wilfrid that proves her ... +


Fleur Forsyte marries Michael Mont, whose best friend, Wilfrid Desert, soon falls in love with her--a love she does nothing to discourage. Wilfrid tells Michael of his love for Fleur, indicating that he will do everything possible in the future to take her away from him. Michael confronts Fleur with Wilfrid's statement, and she professes to be ignorant of any wrongdoing. Michael fires Bicket, one of his shipping clerks, who was caught stealing books. When Bicket is reduced to selling balloons on the streets, his wife, Victorine, goes to Michael for help, and he sends her to Wilfrid, for whom she poses in the nude. Bicket learns about this situation and goes to Michael in a rage; together, the two men go to Wilfrid's studio, where Michael unexpectedly finds Fleur. She quickly assures Bicket that his wife has been faithful to him, for she herself was present each time Victorine posed for Wilfrid. But Michael believes that Fleur herself has been unfaithful, and he leaves her to Wilfrid. Fleur soon realizes that she loves only Michael and goes to him, asking to be taken back. Michael consents, but when Fleur tells him that she is pregnant, he is suspicious of the parentage until Fleur shows him a letter from Wilfrid that proves her fidelity. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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