Brass (film)

Brass is a 1923 American silent romantic drama film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. It was directed by Sidney A. Franklin. This movie stars Monte Blue, Marie Prevost, and Irene Rich. The well regarded film survives in 16mm format.[2][3]

Marie Prevost, in Brass
Directed bySidney Franklin
Produced byHarry Rapf
Written byJulien Josephson
Sada Cowan (titles)
Based onBrass (1921 novel) Charles Gilmore Norris
StarringMonte Blue
Marie Prevost
Irene Rich
CinematographyNorbert Brodine
Edited byHal C. Kern
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • March 4, 1923 (1923-03-04)
Running time
9 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)
Box office$479,000[1]


Box Office

According to Warner Bros records the film earned $451,000 domestically and $28,000 in foreign.[1]

Preservation status

Brass survives complete. It was transferred onto 16mm film by Associated Artists Productions[4] in the 1950s and shown on television.


  1. Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 1 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  2. Progressive Silent Film List: Brass at
  3. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921 - 30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  4. 1957 MOVIES FROM AAP Warner Bros Features & Cartoons Sales Book Directed at TV

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