To-Day is a 1917 silent film drama directed by Ralph Ince and starring Florence Reed. A story about prostitution, this film is based on a 1913 stage play Today by George Broadhurst and Abraham S. Schomer and starred Emily Stevens which ran for an astounding 280 performances in eight months time. Actors Gus Weinburg and Alice Gale are the only actors in the film that appeared in the play. It is considered to be a lost film.
|Directed by||Ralph Ince|
|Produced by||Harry Rapf|
|Written by||Ralph Ince (scenario)|
|Based on||play by George Broadhurst and Abraham S. Schomer|
|Cinematography||Andre Barlatier - (French Wikipedia)|
|Distributed by||Pioneer Film Corporation|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Like many American films of the time, To-Day was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. The Chicago Board of Censors refused to issue a permit as the film features the downfall of a woman through her infidelity and leading an immoral life.
- AFI Catalog of Feature Films: 1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c. 1988
- The Broadway League. "Today - IBDB: The official source for Broadway Information". ibdb.com.
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: To-Day
- "Today (1930)". IMDb. 1 November 1930.
- "Official Cut-Outs by the Chicago Board of Censors". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 5 (9): 33. 25 August 1917.
- To-Day on IMDb
- To-Day; allmovie.com/ synopsis
- Lantern slide announcing the coming of the film; and distribution through Pioneer Film Corporation(Wayback Machine)