The Dancers (1925 film)

The Dancers is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by Emmett J. Flynn and starring George O'Brien, Alma Rubens and Madge Bellamy.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1923 play The Dancers by Viola Tree and Gerald du Maurier. It was remade by Fox Film five years later as a sound film The Dancers.

The Dancers
Directed byEmmett J. Flynn
Produced byWilliam Fox
Written byEdmund Goulding
Viola Tree (play)
Gerald du Maurier (play)
StarringGeorge O'Brien
Alma Rubens
Madge Bellamy
CinematographyPaul Ivano
Ernest Palmer
Production
company
Distributed byFox Film
Release date
January 4, 1925
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent
English intertitles

Plot

A young man leaves London for South America in order to make his fortune. He ends up owning a saloon and dance hall, and pines for his true love back in England. On learning that he has inherited his family fortune he returns to London, but finds his girl leading a debauched lifestyle.

Cast

References

  1. Kennedy p.303

Bibliography

  • Matthew Kennedy. Edmund Goulding's Dark Victory: Hollywood's Genius Bad Boy. Terrace Books, 2004.
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