Man, Woman and Sin

Man, Woman and Sin (1927) is a silent film produced and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film was directed by Monta Bell and John Gilbert, and stars Gilbert and stage actress Jeanne Eagels in one of her rare film appearances. The film is obscure but survives complete, but has yet to be released on VHS or DVD.[1] [2]

Man, Woman and Sin
Directed byMonta Bell
John Gilbert (uncredited)
Produced byLouis B. Mayer
Irving Thalberg
Written byMonta Bell (story; from John Masefield's The Widow in the Bye Street)
Alice D. G. Miller (scenario)
John Colton (intertitles)
StarringJeanne Eagels
John Gilbert
CinematographyPercy Hilburn (*French)
Edited byBlanche Sewell
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
November 19, 1927
Running time
7 reels (6,280 feet)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent film
(English intertitles)


Plot synopsis

Albert Whitcomb (Gilbert) is devoted to his mother (Brockwell). He lands a job as a cub reporter at a newspaper and becomes romantically entangled with the society editor, Vera Worth (Eagels). However, he does not realize that she is the mistress of the paper's owner, Bancroft (McDermott).


  1. Man, Woman and Sin at database
  2. Magill's Survey of Silent Films, Vol2 FLE-POT p.696 edited by Frank N. Magill c.1982 ISBN 0-89356-241-6 (3 book set ISBN 0-89356-239-4) Retrieved June 27, 2018

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