The Masked Bride
The Masked Bride is a 1925 American silent romantic drama film directed by Christy Cabanne and starring Mae Murray, Francis X. Bushman, and Basil Rathbone. It is currently a lost film.
|The Masked Bride|
|Directed by||Christy Cabanne|
Josef von Sternberg (uncredited)
|Produced by||Metro Goldwyn Mayer|
|Written by||Carey Wilson (scenario)|
|Story by||Leon Abrams|
Francis X. Bushman
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Apache dancer Gaby (Mae Murray) defies the Prefect of Police (Roy D'Arcy) after accosting millionaire Grover (Francis X. Bushman). The underlying truth is that Gaby was driven to theft of rich men by her partner Antoine (Basil Rathbone).
- Mae Murray as Gaby
- Francis X. Bushman as Grover
- Roy D'Arcy as Prefect of Police
- Basil Rathbone as Antoine
- Pauline Neff as Grover's Sister
- Chester Conklin as Wine Waiter
- Fred Warren as Vibout
- Leo White as Floor Manager
Josef von Sternberg was originally hired to direct the film. After two weeks of filming, he became frustrated with Mae Murray's behavior on the set and ordered the cameramen to film the rafters. He eventually walked out on the picture and was replaced by Christy Cabanne.
- Progressive Silent Film List: The Masked Bride at silentera.com
- http://www.basilrathbone.net/films/maskedbride/. Retrieved July 21, 2018. Missing or empty
- Koszarski, Richard (1984). Great American Film Directors: In Photographs. Courier Dover Publications. p. 30. ISBN 0-486-24752-X.
- Ankerich, Michael G. (2012). Mae Murray: The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips. University Press of Kentucky. p. 332. ISBN 978-0-813-14038-4.
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