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A Social Celebrity
Also known as Au suivant de ces messieurs in France : {A Society Celebrity}
(1926) American
B&W : Six reels
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair

Cast: Adolphe Menjou [Max], Louise Brooks [Kitty Laverne], Chester Conklin, Elsie Lawson, Roger Davis, Josephine Drake

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Pierre Collings, from the story “I’ll See You Tonight” by Monte J. Katterjohn. Cinematography by Lee Garmes. / Released 29 March 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Shooting began late in December 1925. When Greta Nissen left the film during production, Brooks’ role was rewritten to become the female lead.

Comedy.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost : A print held by the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House was viewed by Brooks in 1957, and has since deteriorated. Another print held by the Cinémathèque Française film archive, the last known surviving print, was lost in a vault fire.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Flappers - USA: Indiana - USA: New York: Long Island: Huntington - USA: New York: New York

Listing updated: 2 April 2003.

References: Paris-Brooks pp. 131-134, 146, 157, 177, 557.

 
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