A Woman Against the World (1928)

Melodrama | 1 January 1928

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HISTORY

The working title for this film was A Woman of the World. Referring to it by that name, the 30 Jun 1927 Hollywood Vagabond listed it as one of twenty pictures on Tiffany-Stahl Productions, Inc.’s slate for the next year. Phil Rosen was initially set to direct, as announced in the 25 Oct 1927 Film Daily.
       Filming was underway at Tiffany-Stahl’s studios in Hollywood, CA, as of 5 Nov 1927, according to that day’s Exhibitors Herald, which noted the title change to A Woman Against the World. Director Phil Rosen soon fell ill, and was replaced by his friend, George Archainbaud, as reported in the 12 Nov 1927 Exhibitors Herald.
       Jack Richardson was named as a cast member in the 17 Nov 1927 Hollywood Vagabond.
       The National Film Preservation Board (NFPB) included this film on its list of Lost U.S. Silent Feature Films as of October 2019. ...

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The working title for this film was A Woman of the World. Referring to it by that name, the 30 Jun 1927 Hollywood Vagabond listed it as one of twenty pictures on Tiffany-Stahl Productions, Inc.’s slate for the next year. Phil Rosen was initially set to direct, as announced in the 25 Oct 1927 Film Daily.
       Filming was underway at Tiffany-Stahl’s studios in Hollywood, CA, as of 5 Nov 1927, according to that day’s Exhibitors Herald, which noted the title change to A Woman Against the World. Director Phil Rosen soon fell ill, and was replaced by his friend, George Archainbaud, as reported in the 12 Nov 1927 Exhibitors Herald.
       Jack Richardson was named as a cast member in the 17 Nov 1927 Hollywood Vagabond.
       The National Film Preservation Board (NFPB) included this film on its list of Lost U.S. Silent Feature Films as of October 2019.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Bakersfield Californian [Bakersfield, CA]
21 Apr 1928
p. 7
Coronado Eagle and Journal [Coronado, CA]
10 Oct 1928
p. 7
Exhibitors Herald
2 Jul 1927
p. 26
Exhibitors Herald
5 Nov 1927
p. 44
Exhibitors Herald
12 Nov 1927
p. 26
Exhibitors Herald-World
11 May 1929
p. 61
Film Daily
25 Oct 1927
p. 5
Film Daily
25 Mar 1928
p. 6
Film Daily
30 Apr 1929
p. 3
Hollywood Vagabond
30 Jun 1927
p. 7
Hollywood Vagabond
17 Nov 1927
p. 9
New York Times
9 Mar 1928
p. 20
Screenland
Jun 1928
p. 91
Variety
28 Mar 1928
p. 31
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
A Woman of the World
Release Date:
1 January 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: mid-Mar 1928; Bakersfield, CA, opening: 22 Apr 1928
Production Date:
began late Oct or early Nov 1927
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Tiffany Productions, Inc.
25 January 1928
LP24912
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,283
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Newspaperwoman Carol Hill loves Schuyler Van Loan, a man convicted of killing chorus girl Maysie Bell and sentenced to die in the electric chair. While her editor thinks Van Loan is guilty, Carol proves that he is innocent by extracting a confession from the dead chorus girl's chauffeur, thereby saving her lover in the nick of ...

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Newspaperwoman Carol Hill loves Schuyler Van Loan, a man convicted of killing chorus girl Maysie Bell and sentenced to die in the electric chair. While her editor thinks Van Loan is guilty, Carol proves that he is innocent by extracting a confession from the dead chorus girl's chauffeur, thereby saving her lover in the nick of time.

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

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