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The Red Lily
B&W : Seven reels / 6975 feet
Directed by Fred Niblo
Cast: Enid Bennett [Marise La Noue], Ramon Novarro [Jean Leonnec], Wallace Beery [Bobo], Frank Currier [Hugo Leonnec], Rosemary Theby [Nana], Mitchell Lewis [D’Agut], Emily Fitzroy [Mama Bouchard], George Periolat [Papa Bouchard], Milla Davenport [Madame Poussot], Dick Sutherland [‘The Toad’], Gibson Gowland [Le Turc], George Nichols [the concierge]
Metro-Goldwyn Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn Distributing Corporation. / Scenario by Bess Meredyth, from a screen story by Fred Niblo. Art direction by Ben Carré. Assistant director, Doran Cox. Cinematography by Victor Milner. Edited by Lloyd Nosler. / © 2 September 1924 by Metro-Goldwyn Pictures Corporation [LP20538]. Released 8 September 1924. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Synopsis: A young couple elopes to Paris. To keep from starving, he becomes a criminal after learning the ropes from Beery, she becomes a prostitute.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: Turner Entertainment Company.
Keywords: Crime - Criminals - France: Paris - Prostitutes - Prostitution
Listing updated: 8 May 2012.
References: Brownlow-Parade p. 394; Eames-MGM p. 12; Lahue-Gentlemen p. 173.
Home video: DVD.