The Prude's Fall

The Prude's Fall is a 1925 British silent drama film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Jane Novak, Julanne Johnston and Warwick Ward.[1]

The Prude's Fall
Directed byGraham Cutts
Produced byMichael Balcon
Written byRudolph Besier (play)
May Edginton (play)
Alfred Hitchcock
StarringJane Novak
Julanne Johnston
Warwick Ward
CinematographyHal Young
Distributed byWardour Films
Release date
23 November 1925
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles

The film was shot at Islington Studios. It was an adaptation of a play by Rudolph Besier and May Edington with the screenplay written by Alfred Hitchcock. Its German title is Seine zweite Frau. It was also known by the alternative title of Dangerous Virtue.

It was not very well regarded. Iris Barry's review in the Daily Mail ran as follows: "An English picture, not of first-rate quality, but with an interesting cast."[2]




  2. Daily Mail, 23 November 1925, p. 6.


  • Chapman, Gary. London's Hollywood: The Gainsborough Studio in the Silent Years. Edditt, 2014.
  • Maurice Yacowar & Barry Keith Grant. Hitchcock's British Films. Wayne State University Press, 2010.
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