B&W : Seven reels / 6452 feet
Directed by Clarence Badger + [Josef von Sternberg]
Cast: Clara Bow [Betty Lou], Antonio Moreno [Cyrus Waltham], William Austin [Monty], Priscilla Bonner [Molly], Jacqueline Gadsdon (Jane Daly) [Adela Van Norman], Julia Swayne Gordon [Mrs. Van Norman], Elinor Glyn [herself]; Eleanor Lawson [first welfare worker], Rose Tapley [second welfare worker], Gary Cooper [reporter]
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Elinor Glyn and Clarence Badger. Associate producer, B.P. Schulberg. Scenario by Hope Loring and Louis D. Lighton + [Frederica Sagor], from the adaptation by Elinor Glyn of a screen story by Elinor Glyn. Assistant director, Vernon Keays. Cinematography by H. Kinley Martin. Intertitles by George Marion Jr. Editor-in-chief, E. Lloyd Sheldon. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / © 19 February 1927 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP23686]. Premiered 5 February 1927 in New York, New York. General release, 19 February 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Bow was 22 when she made this film. Sternberg’s direction went uncredited. / Silent film.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.2763.
Survival status: Print exists [35mm preservation duplicate positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Authors: Elinor Glyn (1864-1943) - Children - Department stores - USA: New York: New York
Listing updated: 15 July 2010.
References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F2 n. F2.2763; Bondanella-Hollywood p. 134; Brownlow-Parade p. 205; Drew-Speaking p. 2; Higashi-Virgins pp. 98, 103, 104, 105; Lahue-Gentlemen p. 160; Maltin-Guide p. 628; Paris-Brooks pp. 129, 174; Shipman-Cinema p. 96; Sinyard-Silent p. 80; Sweeney-Coming pp. 106, 111; Vermilye-Twenties pp. 164-166; Weaver-Twenty p. 57 : ClasIm-225 pp. 16, 46 : Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.