Morals is a 1921 American silent drama film directed by William Desmond Taylor and starring May McAvoy, William P. Carleton, and Marian Skinner. It is based on a 1905 novel, The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke, which was produced as a 1907 Broadway play starring Marie Doro who later made her screen debut in a 1915 film version.
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|Directed by||William Desmond Taylor|
|Produced by||Realart Pictures Company|
|Written by||Julia Crawford Ivers (scenario)|
|Based on||The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne|
by William J. Locke
William P. Carleton
|Cinematography||James Van Trees|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|5 reels (5,152 feet)|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
A British talking version of Locke's story was made in 1935 as The Morals of Marcus.
A woman escapes the Turkish harem in which she has been brought up and flees to London in the company of a British adventurer.
This film is preserved in the collection of the Library of Congress.
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