After Midnight (1927 film)

After Midnight is a 1927 American silent drama film written and directed by Monta Bell. The film stars Norma Shearer and Gwen Lee.[1] A copy of After Midnight is housed at the Cinémathèque Française.[2]

After Midnight
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Directed byMonta Bell
Written byJoseph Farnham (titles)
Lorna Moon
Story byMonta Bell
StarringNorma Shearer
Gwen Lee
CinematographyPercy Hilburn (*French)
Edited byBlanche Sewell
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • August 20, 1927 (1927-08-20)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
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A story of New York's nightlife: Mary (Norma Shearer) is a cabaret hostess with a heart of gold and her sister Maizie (Gwen Lee) is a gold-digger with no heart.



  1. White Munden, Kenneth (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921-1930. University of California Press. p. 9. ISBN 0-520-20969-9.
  2. American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: After Midnight

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