The Shady Lady

The Shady Lady is a 1928 American drama film directed by Edward H. Griffith and starring Phyllis Haver, Robert Armstrong and Louis Wolheim.[1] It was made as a part-talkie during the transition from silent to sound film.

The Shady Lady
Directed byEdward H. Griffith
Produced byRalph Block
Written byGarrett Graham
Edward H. Griffith
Jack Jungmeyer
Jack Jungmeyer
Leonard Praskins
Richard L. Thorpe
StarringPhyllis Haver
Robert Armstrong
Louis Wolheim
CinematographyJohn J. Mescall
Edited byDoane Harrison
Pathé Exchange
Distributed byPathé Exchange
Release date
December 16, 1928
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles


An innocent women is unjustly mixed-up in a murder case in New York and flees to Havana where she is widely knownas the "Shady Lady". In Cuba she becomes mixed up with a gang of gunrunners.



  1. Quinlan p.122


  • Quinlan, David. The Illustrated Guide to Film Directors. Batsford, 1983.
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