Ladies of the Mob

Ladies of the Mob (1928) is a silent film directed by William Wellman, produced by Jesse L. Lasky and Adolph Zukor for Famous Players-Lasky, and distributed by Paramount Pictures.[1] The film is based on a story by Ernest Booth. This gangster-themed romantic thriller about a criminal's daughter who tries to reform a petty crook whom she loves featured Clara Bow, Richard Arlen, Mary Alden and Helen Lynch.

Ladies of the Mob
1928 theatrical poster
Directed byWilliam A. Wellman
Produced byWilliam A. Wellman
Written byErnest Booth
John Farrow
Oliver H.P. Garrett
George Marion Jr.
StarringClara Bow
Richard Arlen
CinematographyHenry W. Gerrard
Edited byEdgar Adams
Alyson Shaffer
E. Lloyd Sheldon
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
June 17, 1928
Running time
70 mins.
CountryUnited States
Budget$221,000 (estimated)

No copies of this film are known to survive, and it is listed by most sources as a lost film.[2][3][4][5]

The women's costumes were designed by Travis Banton and Edith Head, both of whom had long, distinguished careers in Hollywood.


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