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Lowell Sherman

  • Oct 11, 1885 - Dec 28, 1934 (age 49)
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1935
Becky Sharp
MovieJun 13, 1935

Becky Sharp

Set against the background of the Battle of Waterloo, Becky …
Set against the background of the Battle of Waterloo, Becky Sharp is the story of Vanity Fair by Thackeray. Becky and Amelia are girls at school together, but Becky is from a "show biz" family, or in other words, very low class. Becky manages to insinuate herself in Amelia's family and gets to know all their friends. From this possibly auspicious- beginning, she manages to ruin her own life, becoming sick, broke, and lonely, and also ruins the lives of many other "loved ones". In the movie we get to see the class distinctions in England at the time, and get a sense of what it was like for the English military at the time of the Napoleonic wars.
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Night Life of the Gods
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MovieFeb 23, 1935

Night Life of the Gods

A scientist named Hunter …
A scientist named Hunter Hawk invents a device that can turn flesh to stone. While celebrating his discovery he becomes involved with a half naked leprechaun. On a trip to New York, Hunter ...
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1934
Lowell Sherman
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Lowell Sherman

Lowell Sherman passed away.
Born to Be Bad
MovieMay 18, 1934

Born to Be Bad

Letty, a young woman who ended up pregnant, unmarried and …
Letty, a young woman who ended up pregnant, unmarried and on the streets at fifteen is bitter and determined that her child will not grow up to be taken advantage of. Letty teaches her ...
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1933
Broadway Thru a Keyhole
MovieNov 2, 1933

Broadway Thru a Keyhole

Racketeer Frank Rocci is …
Racketeer Frank Rocci is smitten with Joan Whelan, a dancer at Texas Guinan's famous Broadway night spot. He uses his influence to help her get a starring role in the show, hoping that it will also get Joan to fall in love with him. After scoring a hit, Joan accepts Frank's marriage proposal, more out of gratitude than love. The situation gets even stickier when she falls for a handsome band leader during a trip to Florida. Can she tell Frank she's in love with someone else?
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Morning Glory
MovieAug 16, 1933

Morning Glory

Eva Lovelace, would-be actress trying to crash the New York …
Eva Lovelace, would-be actress trying to crash the New York stage, is a wildly optimistic chatterbox full of theatrical mannerisms. Her looks, more than her talent, attract the interest of a paternal actor, a philandering producer, and an earnest playwright. Is she destined for stardom or the "casting couch"? Will she fade after the brief blooming of a "morning glory"?
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She Done Him Wrong
MovieJan 27, 1933

She Done Him Wrong

Mae West stars as Lady Lou, who runs a bar in New York City’s …
Mae West stars as Lady Lou, who runs a bar in New York City’s lower east side. Unknown to her, the bar’s owner is using it as a front for some shady business. Enter Cary Grant, who operates a rescue mission next door but is really an undercover man investigating the saloon. This film, based on a Broadway play, is the benchmark for classic Mae West comedy with plenty of suggestive dialogue and racy situations.
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1932
False Faces
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MovieOct 13, 1932

False Faces

Dr. Silas Brenton is fired from his position at a large hospital, …
Dr. Silas Brenton is fired from his position at a large hospital, primarily for a lack of ethics, and goes to Chicago and sets himself up as a plastic surgeon (unqualified) and seducer of women; his quack methods lead to an operating-room failure that leads to tragedy for many others.
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What Price Hollywood?
MovieJun 24, 1932

What Price Hollywood?

Brown Derby waitress Mary …
Brown Derby waitress Mary Evans befriends seldom-sober director Max Carey and is soon in the big-time. She hooks eastern millionaire Lonnie Borden but he soon tires of the Hollywood lifestyle and of playing second fiddle to a star. Carey looks on with interest when he can see straight.
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Ladies of the Jury
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MovieFeb 5, 1932

Ladies of the Jury

Society Matron, Mrs. Crane, is selected as a juror in the trail …
Society Matron, Mrs. Crane, is selected as a juror in the trail of an ex-chorus girl, Yvette Gordon, who's accused of murdering her rich elderly husband. In court, Mrs. Crane is your ...
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The Greeks Had a Word for Them
MovieFeb 3, 1932

The Greeks Had a Word for Them

Sophisticated comedy: a trio …
Sophisticated comedy: a trio of money hungry women who all have sugar daddies who keep them in the lap of luxury, even as they drive the men crazy. Each woman represents a different ...
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1931
High Stakes
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MovieAug 18, 1931

High Stakes

High Stakes is a 1931 American Pre-Code comedy drama …
High Stakes is a 1931 American Pre-Code comedy drama produced and released by RKO Pictures. The picture was directed by Lowell Sherman who also stars and marks the last starring screen appearance of silent screen diva Mae Murray. It is based on a 1924 Broadway play that starred Sherman playing the same role he plays in this film.
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Bachelor Apartment
MovieApr 15, 1931

Bachelor Apartment

Bachelor Apartment is a 1931 American pre-Code RKO …
Bachelor Apartment is a 1931 American pre-Code RKO comedy/romance film directed by and starring Lowell Sherman as a womanizing playboy who falls in love with Irene Dunne's honest working girl. The credits for the film, and all sources from that time show that the film was based on a story by New York playwright John Howard Lawson, the screenplay was adapted by J. Walter Ruben. However, Lawson would later claim that the final screenplay had not been altered from what he had originally written. The cast features Mae Murray (a former silent film star, who was attempting to make a comeback in talkies), Norman Kerry and Ivan Lebedeff.
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The Stolen Jools
MovieApr 4, 1931

The Stolen Jools

Star-packed promotional short subject intended to raise …
Star-packed promotional short subject intended to raise funds for the National Variety Artists tuberculosis sanatorium, produced in association with a cigarette company! Plot involves the investigation of the reported theft of Norma Shearer's jewelry.
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The Royal Bed
MovieJan 15, 1931

The Royal Bed

The hapless king of a small European nation must put up …
The hapless king of a small European nation must put up with a domineering queen, a daughter who wants to elope with her boyfriend, a peasant revolt and a scheming son who wants to be king ...
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1930
The Pay-Off
MovieOct 15, 1930

The Pay-Off

A thug robs a young engaged couple of their last few …
A thug robs a young engaged couple of their last few dollars. When the thug's gang boss hears of the robbery, he gives them back their money and takes them under his wing. The thug, ...
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Oh Sailor Behave
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MovieAug 16, 1930

Oh Sailor Behave

Oh, Sailor, Behave! is a 1930 American Pre-Code musical …
Oh, Sailor, Behave! is a 1930 American Pre-Code musical comedy film produced and released by Warner Brothers, and based on the play See Naples and Die, written by Elmer Rice. The film was originally intended to be entirely in Technicolor and was advertised as such in movie trade journals. Due to the backlash against musicals, it was apparently released in black-and-white only.
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Lawful Larceny
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MovieJul 11, 1930

Lawful Larceny

A woman of low morals who runs a gambling operation in her …
A woman of low morals who runs a gambling operation in her house takes pride in destroying the men she ensnares in her net. One of these men's wives (played by Bebe Daniels) will not let her get away with it. She poses as a single girl to get hired by the woman as her secretary and then proceeds to singlehandedly take her operation apart.
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Midnight Mystery
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MovieMay 30, 1930

Midnight Mystery

Midnight Mystery is a 1930 American mystery film …
Midnight Mystery is a 1930 American mystery film directed by George B. Seitz, from a screenplay by Beulah Marie Dix, adapted from the play Hawk Island by Howard Irving Young. Betty Compson starred, leading an ensemble cast which included Hugh Trevor, Lowell Sherman, Rita La Roy, Ivan Lebedeff, Raymond Hatton, June Clyde and Marcelle Corday.
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He Knew Women
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MovieApr 18, 1930

He Knew Women

A Writer whose every whim is financed by rich widow. The …
A Writer whose every whim is financed by rich widow. The writer seems to be insincere with her and he is loved by a poor women who is engaged to a wealthy man
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Ladies of Leisure
MovieApr 5, 1930

Ladies of Leisure

Kay Arnold (Barbara Stanwyck),is a single-minded gold-digger, …
Kay Arnold (Barbara Stanwyck),is a single-minded gold-digger, sets out to ensnare socialite and would-be-artist Jerry Strange Ralph Graves). While she is posing for a portrait of her called "Hope", he manages to uncover the 'real" woman behind her brittle, wise-cracking exterior and they fall in love. But, in order to prevent her son from marrying a woman from the wrong side of the railroad-tracks, Mrs. Strange (Nance o'Neill) implores Kay not to jeopardize Jerry's chances of success by allowing him to marry beneath himself. His father John Strange (George Fawcett) makes a similar plea, and the defeated Kay heads for Cuba on a cruise ship. She decides to jump overboard but is rescued and reunited with Jerry who asks her to marry him.
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Mammy
MovieMar 26, 1930

Mammy

Mammy (1930) is an American pre-Code musical drama film …
Mammy (1930) is an American pre-Code musical drama film with Technicolor sequences, released by Warner Bros. The film starred Al Jolson and was a follow-up to his previous film, Say It with Songs (1929). Mammy became Al Jolson's fourth feature, following earlier screen efforts as The Jazz Singer (1927), The Singing Fool (1928) and Say It with Songs (1929). The movie relives Jolson's early years as a minstrel man. The songs were written by Irving Berlin, who is also credited with the original story titled Mr. Bones.
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Helene Costello
Marriage1930

Helene Costello

Helene Costello (June 21, 1906 – January 26, 1957) was an …
Helene Costello (June 21, 1906 – January 26, 1957) was an American stage and film actress, most notably of the silent era.
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1929
General Crack
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MovieDec 3, 1929

General Crack

General Crack is a 1929 American pre-Code part-talkie …
General Crack is a 1929 American pre-Code part-talkie historical costume melodrama with Technicolor sequences which was directed by Alan Crosland and produced and distributed by Warner Bros. It was filmed and premiered in 1929, and released early in 1930. It stars John Barrymore in his first full-length all-talking feature. The film would prove to be Crosland and Barrymore's last historical epic together.
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Evidence
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MovieOct 5, 1929

Evidence

Evidence is a 1929 Pre-Code crime drama film produced and …
Evidence is a 1929 Pre-Code crime drama film produced and distributed by the Warner Brothers. It is based on the 1914 Broadway play Evidence by J. duRocher MacPherson and L. duRocher ...
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1928
Phipps
MovieNov 28, 1928

Phipps

Phipps released.
The Whip
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MovieSep 16, 1928

The Whip

Lord Brancaster, a decent and upright British nobleman, …
Lord Brancaster, a decent and upright British nobleman, loses his memory in an accident. While in this amnesiac condition, he becomes involved with the training of a horse, the Whip, for racing at Ascot. Attempts to prevent the Whip running, as well as attempts to cheat Brancaster out of his rightful estate, almost succeed.
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A Lady of Chance
MovieMar 24, 1928

A Lady of Chance

Seasoned grifter Dolly Crandall returns to the 'badger game' …
Seasoned grifter Dolly Crandall returns to the 'badger game' but has a change of heart when she falls in love with a young man she believes is a rich Southerner.
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Mad Hour
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MovieMar 4, 1928

Mad Hour

Mad Hour is a 1928 American silent drama film directed by …
Mad Hour is a 1928 American silent drama film directed by Joseph Boyle and starring Sally O'Neil, Alice White and Donald Reed. It was adapted from a novel by Elinor Glyn.
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The Whip Woman
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MovieFeb 5, 1928

The Whip Woman

The Whip Woman is a lost 1928 silent film produced and …
The Whip Woman is a lost 1928 silent film produced and distributed by First National Pictures and directed by Joseph C. Boyle. The film starred Estelle Taylor, Antonio Moreno, Hedda Hopper and Lowell Sherman. Supporting actors including fifteen-year-old Loretta Young.
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The Garden of Eden
MovieFeb 4, 1928

The Garden of Eden

Toni Le Brun, a beautiful Viennese singer, becomes the ward of …
Toni Le Brun, a beautiful Viennese singer, becomes the ward of the wardrobe mistress of a Monte Carlo nightclub. Her benefactor, however, is actually a baroness incognito. Toni falls in ...
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The Divine Woman
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MovieJan 14, 1928

The Divine Woman

[For 9 minute surviving fragment] Lucian, a soldier in Paris, is …
[For 9 minute surviving fragment] Lucian, a soldier in Paris, is to ship out for Algiers at 9 that evening. He stops by for a last meal with his love, Marianne. He may be worried that when he leaves she will find another soldier to love. They argue then embrace and, when the clock strikes midnight, he is still in her arms. Is desertion in the cards? Can the relationship survive the military demands and a soldier's obligations?
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1927
Convoy
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MovieApr 24, 1927

Convoy

Convoy is a lost 1927 silent World War I drama starring Lowell …
Convoy is a lost 1927 silent World War I drama starring Lowell Sherman and Dorothy Mackaill and released through First National Pictures.
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1926
Lost at Sea
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MovieSep 1, 1926

Lost at Sea

Lost at Sea is a lost 1926 silent film drama directed by Louis J. …
Lost at Sea is a lost 1926 silent film drama directed by Louis J. Gasnier and starring Lowell Sherman. It was produced and released by the Tiffany Productions.
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You Never Know Women
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MovieJul 26, 1926

You Never Know Women

A love triangle in a circus troupe,
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The Wilderness Woman
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MovieMay 9, 1926

The Wilderness Woman

"Kodiak" MacLean, after years of gold prospecting in the …
"Kodiak" MacLean, after years of gold prospecting in the Alaskan Klondike, finally strikes it rich and hits a million-dollar bonanza. His daughter, Juneau, immediately thinks it is time to ...
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Pauline Garon
MarriageFebruary 1926

Pauline Garon

Pauline Garon (September 9, 1900 – August 30, 1965) was a …
Pauline Garon (September 9, 1900 – August 30, 1965) was a Canadian-born American silent film, feature film and stage actress.
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The Love Toy
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MovieFeb 13, 1926

The Love Toy

The Love Toy is a lost 1926 American silent comedy film …
The Love Toy is a lost 1926 American silent comedy film directed by Erle C. Kenton and starring Lowell Sherman, Jane Winton, and Willard Louis. The film was produced and distributed by Warner Brothers.
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1924
Monsieur Beaucaire
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MovieAug 11, 1924

Monsieur Beaucaire

When M. Beaucaire, a handsome barber, catches the Duke of …
When M. Beaucaire, a handsome barber, catches the Duke of Winterset cheating at gambling, Beaucaire exacts Winterset's cooperation in sneaking Beaucaire into a great ball, disguised as the ...
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The Truth About Women
MovieJul 1, 1924

The Truth About Women

The Truth About Women is a …
The Truth About Women is a lost 1924 American silent film drama directed by Burton King and starring Hope Hampton and Lowell Sherman.
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The Spitfire
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MovieMay 4, 1924

The Spitfire

The Spitfire released.
The Masked Dancer
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MovieFeb 15, 1924

The Masked Dancer

Robert Powell, a New York City husband is fond of going out …
Robert Powell, a New York City husband is fond of going out on the town and making friends with various women here and there, with nightclub dancers high on his list. His wife, Betty, ...
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1923
Bright Lights of Broadway
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MovieAug 6, 1923

Bright Lights of Broadway

An innocent country girl who …
An innocent country girl who happens to have a lovely singing voice falls under the influence of a ruthless Broadway producer. At first she's dazzled by the producer's surface charm as well as those bright lights the title refers to, but eventually gets a dose of reality (after accidentally becoming involved in a murder and a race against time to save a condemned man). The film also includes a truly hair-raising train crash.
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1922
The Face in the Fog
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MovieOct 8, 1922

The Face in the Fog

Boston Blackie Dawson gets some jewels that belonged to the …
Boston Blackie Dawson gets some jewels that belonged to the imperial family of Russia. A gang of terrorists is after the jewels.
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Grand Larceny
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MovieFeb 26, 1922

Grand Larceny

Flirtatious Kathleen is married to a rather hide-bound and stern …
Flirtatious Kathleen is married to a rather hide-bound and stern husband, John. Kathleen is free-spirited and is unconcerned about the consequences of her flirtations. When John becomes ...
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1921
Molly O
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MovieNov 20, 1921

Molly O

An Irish washerwoman's daughter falls in love with one of …
An Irish washerwoman's daughter falls in love with one of America's most eligible bachelors, much to the dismay of the girl's parents -- and the young doctor's newly acquired fiancée! ...
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The Gilded Lily
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MovieMar 6, 1921

The Gilded Lily

A country boy comes to the big city and falls in love with a …
A country boy comes to the big city and falls in love with a showgirl, but turns his back on her when she decides to give up the glamorous life for the homespun existence of a housewife.
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1920
The New York Idea
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MovieNov 27, 1920

The New York Idea

The New York Idea is a 1920 American silent comedy film …
The New York Idea is a 1920 American silent comedy film directed by Herbert Blache and starring Alice Brady. The film was produced and distributed by Realart Pictures, an Adolph Zukor affiliate of his bigger Paramount Pictures.
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Way Down East
MovieSep 3, 1920

Way Down East

The callous rich, portrayed by Lennox, think only of their …
The callous rich, portrayed by Lennox, think only of their own pleasure. Anna is but a poor country girl whom Lennox tricks into a fake wedding. She believes that it is true, but secret, while he has his way with her. When she is pregnant, he leaves her and she must have the baby, named Trust Lennox, on her own. When the baby dies she wanders until she gets a job with Squire Bartlett. David falls for her, but she rejects him due to her past and then Lennox shows up lusting for Kate. Seeing Anna, he tries to get her to leave, but she doesn't, and she tells no one about his past. When Squire Bartlett learns of her past from Martha, the town gossip, he tosses Anna out in a snow storm. But before she goes, she fingers the respected Lennox, as the father of her dead baby and the spoiler of herself.
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Yes or No
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MovieJun 28, 1920

Yes or No

Two wives, one rich, one poor, each find themselves …
Two wives, one rich, one poor, each find themselves tempted by romantic seducers, and each faces the dilemma of remaining true to the husband who neglects her or of falling into the arms of...
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1915
The Better Woman
MovieNov 1, 1915

The Better Woman

The Better Woman is a lost 1915 silent film drama starring …
The Better Woman is a lost 1915 silent film drama starring Lenore Ulric and Lowell Sherman.
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Always in the Way
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MovieJun 21, 1915

Always in the Way

Four-year-old Dorothy, the daughter of rich lawyer …
Four-year-old Dorothy, the daughter of rich lawyer Winfred North, is inconsolable over the recent death of her mother. Her father, too absorbed with business to pay attention to his daughter and her problems, marries Helen Stilwell, a widow with two children of her own. Helen, in turn, ignores Dorothy while taking care of her own children, treating Dorothy as if she's always "in the way". Finally Dorothy can take no more and runs away. She is found by the Goodwins, a married missionary couple, but when they bring her home, Helen Stillwell denies knowing Dorothy at all, seeing a chance for her own children to inherit Winfred's wealth and cut Dorothy out of the picture altogether. The Goodwins take Dorothy to Africa with them, to bring Christianity to the natives, but matters don't work out quite as well as they expected.
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Evelyn Booth
Marriage1915

Evelyn Booth

Married Evelyn Booth.
1914
Behind the Scenes
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MovieOct 26, 1914

Behind the Scenes

Young Dolly Lane has committed herself to becoming a star on …
Young Dolly Lane has committed herself to becoming a star on the stage, but when she meets handsome and wealthy farmer Steve Hunter, she falls in love and marries him. Unfortunately, Steve ...
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1885
Lowell Sherman
BirthOctober 1885

Lowell Sherman

Lowell Sherman was born.
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