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This listing is from The Progressive Silent Film List by Carl Bennett.
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Society for Sale
Also known as [The Honorable Billy]
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Frank Borzage
Cast: William Desmond [‘Honorable’ Billy], Gloria Swanson [Phyllis Clyne], Herbert Prior [Lord Sheldon], Charles Dorian [Furnival], Lillian West [Vi Challoner], Lillian Langdon [Lady Mary]
Triangle Film Corporation production; distributed by Triangle Distributing Corporation. / Produced by Roy Aitken. Scenario by Charles J. Wilson, from a screen story by Ruby Mildred Ayres. Cinematography by Pliny Horne. / No copyright registration. Released 21 April 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Swanson’s second film for Triangle; released before her first, You Can’t Believe Everything (1918).
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 18 March 2012.
References: Hudson-Swanson p. 116; Quirk-Swanson pp. 64-65 : Website-AFI.