Classified (1925)

Comedy | 11 October 1925

Director:

Alfred Santell

Writer:

June Mathis

Cinematographer:

Harold Rosson

Editor:

Cyril Gardner

Production Designer:

E. J. Shulter

Production Company:

Corinne Griffith Productions
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HISTORY

Edna Ferber's short story also served as the basis for the 1928 Fox film Mother Knows Best , directed by John Blystone and starring Madge Bellamy and Louise Dresser and the 1929 First National release Hard to Get , directed by William Beaudine and starring Dorothy Mackall and Charles Delaney (see ... More Less

Edna Ferber's short story also served as the basis for the 1928 Fox film Mother Knows Best , directed by John Blystone and starring Madge Bellamy and Louise Dresser and the 1929 First National release Hard to Get , directed by William Beaudine and starring Dorothy Mackall and Charles Delaney (see entries). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
10 Oct 1925
p. 37.
Film Daily
11 Oct 1925.
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New York Times
2 Nov 1925
p. 20.
Variety
11 Nov 1925
p. 39.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
Dial dir
WRITERS
Editorial dir
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Classified" by Edna Ferber in Mother Knows Best (Garden City, NY, 1927).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
11 October 1925
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
28 September 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21856
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,927
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Babs Comet, whose family lives on the West Side of Manhattan, works in the classified advertising section of a Gotham daily. Determined to put her good looks to use, she flirts openly with every wealthy man she meets. By chance, she meets Lloyd Whiting, a garage owner, and falls in love with him. Angered at Lloyd's failure to keep a date, Babs goes for a ride with wealthy Spencer Clark and ends up walking home from the country. She arrives at her parents' home at 7 o'clock in the morning, and they suspect the worst. Lloyd has faith in her, however, and persuades Clark to explain matters to her parents. The contrite millionaire asks Babs to marry him, but she refuses, telling him that she loves only ... +


Babs Comet, whose family lives on the West Side of Manhattan, works in the classified advertising section of a Gotham daily. Determined to put her good looks to use, she flirts openly with every wealthy man she meets. By chance, she meets Lloyd Whiting, a garage owner, and falls in love with him. Angered at Lloyd's failure to keep a date, Babs goes for a ride with wealthy Spencer Clark and ends up walking home from the country. She arrives at her parents' home at 7 o'clock in the morning, and they suspect the worst. Lloyd has faith in her, however, and persuades Clark to explain matters to her parents. The contrite millionaire asks Babs to marry him, but she refuses, telling him that she loves only Lloyd. +

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