Glass Houses (1922)

Romantic comedy | 6 March 1922

Director:

Harry Beaumont

Cinematographer:

John Arnold

Production Designer:

A. F. Mantz

Production Company:

Metro Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

The 10 Sep 1921 Motion Picture News noted that director Harry Beaumont had secured the use of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle's home as an exterior for Glass Houses. The 1 Oct 1921 Motion Picture News announced that filming was complete, and that the director used "slow-motion photography" to add ... More Less

The 10 Sep 1921 Motion Picture News noted that director Harry Beaumont had secured the use of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle's home as an exterior for Glass Houses. The 1 Oct 1921 Motion Picture News announced that filming was complete, and that the director used "slow-motion photography" to add "novelty." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture News
10 Sep 1921
p. 1376.
Motion Picture News
1 Oct 1921
p. 1770.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
PRODUCTION MISC
Prod mgr
DETAILS
Release Date:
6 March 1922
Production Date:
September 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures
Copyright Date:
13 March 1922
Copyright Number:
LP17696
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5-6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Joy Duval and her sister, Cicily, lose their inheritance and are faced with the necessity of working, Joy applies at an employment agency disguised as a prim old-fashioned working girl and is hired by Aunt Harriet as a companion. She is primarily concerned with the reform of Billy Norton, Harriet's nephew. The young couple are discovered in the garage of a wealthy relative, where they spend the night unaware of each other's presence; and it is assumed that they have eloped. Harriet is delighted when they are married, and Billy is happy to find that his wife is actually a chic beauty. Through a misunderstanding, his wife is mistaken for Angel Face Ann, a notorious thief, but all ends well when the real lady crook is ... +


When Joy Duval and her sister, Cicily, lose their inheritance and are faced with the necessity of working, Joy applies at an employment agency disguised as a prim old-fashioned working girl and is hired by Aunt Harriet as a companion. She is primarily concerned with the reform of Billy Norton, Harriet's nephew. The young couple are discovered in the garage of a wealthy relative, where they spend the night unaware of each other's presence; and it is assumed that they have eloped. Harriet is delighted when they are married, and Billy is happy to find that his wife is actually a chic beauty. Through a misunderstanding, his wife is mistaken for Angel Face Ann, a notorious thief, but all ends well when the real lady crook is captured. +

GENRE


Subject
Subject (Major):

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

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