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Forbidden Fruit (1921)

Mary Maddock becomes a seamstress after her husband Steve wastes their money on booze. Her employer provides her as an escort to accompany millionaire Mallory. Her husband tries ... See full summary »

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Mary Maddock
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Steve Maddock
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James Harrington Mallory
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Mrs. Mallory
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Nelson Rogers
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Pietro Giuseppe
Shannon Day ...
Nadia Craig
Bertram Johns ...
John Craig
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Mrs. Mallory's First Maid
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Mary Maddock becomes a seamstress after her husband Steve wastes their money on booze. Her employer provides her as an escort to accompany millionaire Mallory. Her husband tries blackmailing Mallory and is later killed by the police, leaving Mary free to wed the millionaire. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Iconic director Alfred Hitchcock at one point named Forbidden Fruit as one of his favorite films. See more »

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Remake of The Golden Chance (1915) See more »

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He Can't Tell a Story
11 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

Apart from admiring DeMille's attention to detail in this film, I felt absolutely nothing. He can't tell a story because he doesn't engage with his actors. He just hands them a script, expects them to know what they're doing, and then collaborates with the cinematographer. He is a painter rather than a director.


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