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Three Women

Three Women

May McAvoy
Director: Ernst Lubitsch Cast: May McAvoy
May McAvoy
, Pauline Frederick
Pauline Frederick
, Lew Cody
Lew Cody
Ernst Lubitsch


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Even though director Ernst Lubitsch had only been in the U.S. for a little over a year, his soon-to-be-famous "touch" was already making itself known. This sophisticated society drama has a number of subtle, lightly humorous moments before the drama intensifies. The womanizing Edmund Lamont (Lew Cody) is being hounded by his creditors, so he's happy to make the acquaintance of wealthy widow Mabel Wilton (Pauline Frederick). He woos her and they are about to marry when Mabel's 18-year-old daughter, Jeanne (May McAvoy), shows up. Lamont immediately turns his attention to the young girl and unceremoniously dumps her mother. After putting Jeanne in a compromising position, Lamont marries her, but it isn't long before she suspects he isn't the most faithful husband that ever was. Soon it is revealed that he's been involved with another woman this whole time. The woman, Harriet (Marie Prevost), lets Jeanne know that Lamont once romanced her own mother. Mabel, meanwhile, tries to convince Lamont to divorce Jeanne, but his only response is to threaten a scandal. Mabel finally kills him, but when she reveals Lamont's background on the stand, she is acquitted. Jeanne is now free to marry the man who really loves her, Fred Armstrong (Pierre Gendron).

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Product Details

Release Date: 01/18/2022
UPC: 0738329257217
Original Release: 1924
Rating: NR
Source: Kino Classics
Sound: [silent]
Time: 1:10:00
Sales rank: 13,883

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
May McAvoy Jeanne Wilton
Pauline Frederick Mrs. Mabel Wilton
Lew Cody Edmund Lamont
Marie Prevost Harriet
Willard Louis Harvey Craig
Pierre Gendron Fred Armstrong
Mary Carr His mother
Raymond McKee Fred's friend

Technical Credits
Ernst Lubitsch Director,Screenwriter
Hanns Kraly Screenwriter
Charles Rosher Cinematographer
Charles Van Enger Cinematographer

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