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A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923)

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | 4 November 1923 (USA)
A kept woman runs into her former fiancé and finds herself torn between love and comfort.

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Marie's Step-Father (as Clarence Geldert)
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Jean Millet
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Pierre Revel
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Malvina Polo ...
Paulette
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Storyline

Marie St. Clair believes she has been jilted by her artist fiance Jean when he fails to meet her at the railway station. She goes off to Paris alone. A year later, mistress of wealthy Pierre Revel, she meets Jean again. Misinterpreting events she bounces back and forth between apparent security and true love. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Drama | Romance

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4 November 1923 (USA)  »

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Una mujer de París  »

Box Office

Budget:

$351,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$387,391 (USA) (31 December 1924)
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(1976 release)

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(1978 re-release)|

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1.33 : 1
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Charles Chaplin: a railroad worker. He is very easy to spot. He is carrying a huge box over his head, and he is alone. See more »

Quotes

[Intertitle]: Time heals, and experience teaches that the secret of happiness is in service to others.
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References The Kid (1921) See more »

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Genius' craftsmanship
19 January 2007 | by (Archangel, Russia) – See all my reviews

Previously my picture of Mr Charlie Chaplin in my mind's eye had been the following: a tiny clownish fellow who kicks other actors in the ass and gets thrashed and kicked in reply. In the course of time my perception changed. His music was playing as the background for the movies he participated in. Surprise. It was not Mozart but the clown himself. Now there is this film and it's definitely cinematic art. So many present-day directors cannot reach even 1/100th of the effect that is achieved by this black-and-white film that is even mute. It has no fountains of blood, no slo-mo, no bullets hitting foreheads, no explosions, no sex scenes, no *beep* words, no crude toilet humour, no trash-talk, no flat melodramatic elements, no crocodile tears, no stupid laughs. What more should a viewer want? The bitter irony and drama are scattered here and there. Its quality can be compared to the quality of the famous "Jeeves and Wooster" before it hit the appalling cast changes (hope, you know what is meant here).

Here goes mine 10.

Thank you for attention.


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