The Waning Sex
The Waning Sex is a 1926 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Robert Z. Leonard. Based on the 1923 play of the same name by Fanny and Frederic Hatton, the film starred Norma Shearer and Conrad Nagel. The film currently exists in archives (Museum of Modern Art and Archives du Film du CNC).
|The Waning Sex|
|Directed by||Robert Z. Leonard|
|Produced by||Harry Rapf|
|Written by||Joe Farnham (titles)|
F. Hugh Herbert
Frederica Sagor (uncredited)
|Based on||The Waning Sex|
by Fanny and Frederic Hatton
|Edited by||William LeVanway|
Nina Duane (Norma Shearer) is a criminal lawyer whose gender is professionally resented by Philip Barry (Conrad Nagel), the District Attorney. She wins acquittal for man-chasing widow Mary Booth (Mary McAllister), then defeats her in romancing the D.A.
- The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921-1930. 1971. p. 865.