The Snob (1924 film)
The Snob is a 1924 American silent drama film directed by Monta Bell. The film starred Norma Shearer and John Gilbert (prior to their stardom), together with Phyllis Haver, Conrad Nagel, and Hedda Hopper. The film was written by Monta Bell, and was based on the novel The Snob: The Story of a Marriage by Helen Reimensnyder Martin. The film is now considered lost.
|Directed by||Monta Bell|
|Written by||Monta Bell|
|Based on||The Snob: The Story of a Marriage|
by Helen Reimensnyder Martin
|Edited by||Ralph Lawson|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Two schoolteachers, married for love, are parted by the husband's obsessive desire for wealth and social position.
- John Gilbert as Eugene Curry
- Norma Shearer as Nancy Claxton
- Conrad Nagel as Herrick Appleton
- Phyllis Haver as Dorothy Rensheimer
- Hedda Hopper as Mrs. Leiter
- Margaret Seddon as Mrs. Curry
- Aileen Manning as Lottie
- Hazel Kennedy as Florence
- Gordon Sackville as Sherwood Claxton
- Roy Laidlaw as Doctor
- Nellie Bly Baker as Maid
- Slide, Anthony (2005). Silent Topics: Essays On Undocumented Areas Of Silent Film. Scarecrow Press. p. 19. ISBN 0-810-85016-8.
- White Munden, Kenneth, ed. (1971). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921-1930. R. R. Bowker. p. 737. ISBN 0-835-20440-5.
- Jacobs, Lea (2008). The Decline of Sentiment: American Film in the 1920s. University of California Press. p. 119. ISBN 0-520-23701-3.
- The Snob on IMDb
- The Snob at AllMovie
- Norma Shearer and John Gilbert in a sequence from the film
- Stills at normashearer.com