A Society Scandal

A Society Scandal is a 1924 American silent drama film directed by Allan Dwan, and starring Gloria Swanson and Rod La Rocque. Distributed by Paramount Pictures, the film is based on a 1922 play The Laughing Lady, by Alfred Sutro which starred Ethel Barrymore in 1923 on Broadway and originally in 1922 with Edith Evans in UK.[1][2][3][4][5]

A Society Scandal
Film long poster
Directed byAllan Dwan
Written byForrest Halsey
Based onThe Laughing Lady
by Alfred Sutro
StarringGloria Swanson
Rod La Rocque
CinematographyHarold Rosson
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
March 9, 1924
CountryUnited States
English intertitles

Paramount refilmed the story in 1929 as The Laughing Lady an early talkie for Ruth Chatterton.

A Society Scandal is a lost film.[6]


  • Gloria Swanson - Marjorie Colbert
  • Rod La Rocque - Daniel Farr
  • Ricardo Cortez - Harrison Peters
  • Allan Simpson - Hector Colbert
  • Ida Waterman - Mrs. Maturin Colbert
  • Thelma Converse - Mrs, Hamilton Pennfield
  • Catherine Coleburn - Friend of Marjorie
  • Catherine Proctor - Mrs. Burr
  • Wilfred Donovan - Hamilton Pennfield
  • Yvonne Hughes - Patricia DeVoe
  • Marie Shelton - Friend of Marjorie
  • Dorothy Stokes - Friend of Marjorie
  • Cornelius Keefe - Friend of Marjorie
  • Fraser Coalter - Schuyler Burr


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