East Lynne (1925 film)

East Lynne is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by Emmett J. Flynn and starring Alma Rubens, Edmund Lowe, and Lou Tellegen. The film is based on the bestselling 1861 Victorian novel of the same name by Ellen Wood.[1] The scenario was written by Lenore Coffee and the film's director, Emmett J. Flynn.[2]

East Lynne
Directed byEmmett J. Flynn
Written byLenore Coffee (scenario)
Emmett J. Flynn (scenario)
Based onEast Lynne
by Ellen Wood
StarringAlma Rubens
Edmund Lowe
Lou Tellegen
CinematographyErnest G. Palmer
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • November 23, 1925 (1925-11-23)
Running time
9 reels (8,975 feet)
CountryUnited States
English intertitles
Box office$1.1 million

Distributed by Fox Film Corporation, the film was a hit for the studio grossing $1.1 million.[3] A print of this 1925 East Lynne still exists at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA).[2][4]



  1. Goble, Alan, ed. (1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter. p. 508. ISBN 3-110-95194-0.
  2. "East Lynne". silentera.com.
  3. Soloman, Aubrey (2002). Twentieth Century-Fox: A Corporate and Financial History. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 8. ISBN 0-810-84244-0.
  4. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:East Lynne
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