Prodigal Daughters is a lost 1923 American silent societal drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed through Paramount Pictures. The film stars Gloria Swanson and was directed by Sam Wood. It is based on a novel of the same name by Joseph Hocking.
|Directed by||Sam Wood|
|Produced by||Adolph Zukor|
|Written by||Monte M. Katterjohn|
|Based on||Prodigal Daughters|
by Joseph Hocking
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|April 15, 1923|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
- Gloria Swanson as Elinor "Swifty" Forbes
- Ralph Graves as Roger Corbin
- Vera Reynolds as Marjory Forbes
- Theodore Roberts as J.D. Forbes
- Louise Dresser as Mrs. Forbes
- Charles Clary as Stanley Garside
- Robert Agnew as Lester Hodge
- Maude Wayne as Connie
- Jiquel Lanoe as Juda Botanya
- Eric Mayne as Dr. Marco Strong
- Antonio Corsi as Undetermined role
- Mervyn LeRoy as Newsboy (uncredited)
Some portions of this film were shot in Swanson's own palatial Hollywood mansion. A young and then unknown Mervyn LeRoy appears unbilled as a newsboy. He later directed Swanson in her early talkie Tonight or Never.
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Prodigal Daughters
- Canham, Kingsley; Thomas, Tony (1974). The Hollywood Professionals: Henry King, Lewis Milestone, and Sam Wood. Tantivy Press. p. 176. ISBN 0-498-01394-4.
- Progressive Silent Film List: Prodigal Daughters at silentera.com
- Swanson, Gloria (1981). Swanson On Swanson. Pocket Books. p. 190. ISBN 0-671-43354-7.
- Sandburg, Carl (2000). Bernstein, Arnie (ed.). "The Movies Are": Carl Sandburg's Film Reviews and Essays, 1920-1928. Ebert, Roger. Lake Claremont Press. p. 166. ISBN 1-893-12105-4.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Prodigal Daughters.|
- Prodigal Daughters on IMDb
- Synopsis at AllMovie
- Gloria Swanson in the lost film Prodigal Daughters, series of Lobby posters and window cards
- Lantern slide (Wayback Machine)
- Still at silenthollywood.com
- Stills at the Glorious Gloria Swanson website