Shadows of Paris

Shadows of Paris is a 1924 American silent drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Pola Negri, Charles de Rochefort and Huntley Gordon. The screenplay involves a young woman who rises from an apache dancer to become a wealthy woman in post-World War I Paris.[1] It was based on the play Mon Homme by Francis Carco and André Picard.

Shadows of Paris
Film poster
Directed byHerbert Brenon
Written byFrancis Carco (play)
André Picard (play)
Frederick J. Jackson
Eve Unsell
StarringPola Negri
Charles de Rochefort
Huntley Gordon
Adolphe Menjou
CinematographyBert Baldridge
Distributed byParamount Pictures (US)
Sascha Film (Austria)
Release date
February 17, 1924
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles



The film is considered lost.[2] Only a minute of footage survives in a 1936 Paramount short Fashions in Love.[3]



  • Basinger, Jeanine. Silent Stars. Wesleyan University Press, 2000.

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