The Beautiful and Damned (1923)

Drama | 1 January 1923

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HISTORY

The 7 Sep 1922 FD noted that Louise Facenda and Jimmy Morrison would co-star together in The Beautiful and Damned, but Morrison was not involved in the final film. ... More Less

The 7 Sep 1922 FD noted that Louise Facenda and Jimmy Morrison would co-star together in The Beautiful and Damned, but Morrison was not involved in the final film. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
7 Sep 1922
p. 1.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 January 1923
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 10 December 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Brothers Pictures
Copyright Date:
1 December 1922
Copyright Number:
LP18672
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After spending most of her father's money Gloria marries Tony, and the two continue their reckless, spendthrift ways. When Tony's grandfather, Adam Patch, dies and leaves Tony nothing but his blessing, the couple try unsuccessfully to work, then return to their frantic pursuit of pleasure. A near collision with a train brings Gloria to her senses, but Tony takes a while longer to decide to end his worthlessness. They break Adam's will and sail for Europe resolved to make ... +


After spending most of her father's money Gloria marries Tony, and the two continue their reckless, spendthrift ways. When Tony's grandfather, Adam Patch, dies and leaves Tony nothing but his blessing, the couple try unsuccessfully to work, then return to their frantic pursuit of pleasure. A near collision with a train brings Gloria to her senses, but Tony takes a while longer to decide to end his worthlessness. They break Adam's will and sail for Europe resolved to make good. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Society


Subject

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

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