Up 12,729 this week

Smouldering Fires (1925)

 |  Drama  |  18 January 1925 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 57 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 1 critic

A successful businesswoman falls in love with one of her (much younger) factory workers. She doesn't know that he is in love with her younger sister.


0Check in

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 300 titles
created 10 Mar 2011
list image
a list of 26 titles
created 20 Nov 2011
a list of 76 titles
created 21 Dec 2012
a list of 5721 titles
created 08 Nov 2013
list image
a list of 9997 titles
created 26 Nov 2013

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Smouldering Fires (1925)

Smouldering Fires (1925) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Smouldering Fires.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

As Alice and Cora Munro attempt to find their father, a British officer in the French and Indian War, they are set upon by French soldiers and their cohorts, Huron tribesmen led by the evil... See full summary »

Directors: Clarence Brown, Maurice Tourneur
Stars: Wallace Beery, Barbara Bedford, Alan Roscoe
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Abel Gance
Stars: Emmy Lynn, Firmin Gémier, Armand Tallier
Hintertreppe (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A crippled mailman is in love with a maid who lives in the same building he does in one of the city's poor neighborhoods. She, however, is in love with a wealthy, handsome young man. ... See full summary »

Directors: Leopold Jessner, Paul Leni
Stars: Henny Porten, Fritz Kortner, William Dieterle
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A railroad worker accepts a colleague's offer to stay in his home, but when his friend is called out one night to stop a runaway train, he makes a play for the man's wife.

Director: Clarence Brown
Stars: Virginia Valli, Rockliffe Fellowes, Frankie Darro


Cast overview:
Jane Vale
Dorothy Vale
Malcolm McGregor ...
Robert Elliott
Kate Brown
George Cooper ...
Bert Roach ...
Member of the Committee
Billy Gould ...
Member of the Committee
Rolfe Sedan ...
Member of the Committee
Jack McDonald ...
Member of the Committee
William Orlamond ...
Member of the Committee
Bobbie Mack ...
Member of the Committee (as Robert Mack)
Frank Newburg ...
Member of the Committee


A successful businesswoman falls in love with one of her (much younger) factory workers. She doesn't know that he is in love with her younger sister.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

factory | working woman | See All (2) »







Release Date:

18 January 1925 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gynaika saranta hronon  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A spectacular performance!
2 March 2007 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This is the first Pauline Frederick movie I have ever seen and, since very few of her films survive, it might be the only one I ever have an opportunity to view. This film changes gradually from a romantic comedy to a romantic tragedy. A very good cast, including Malcolm McGregor, Laura La Plante, and especially Tully Marshall, provides excellent support, but my rating is based on the performance of Ms. Frederick, which is nothing short of breathtaking! I have seen many silent movies and I don't believe I have ever seen an actress achieve the extraordinary emotional range that the 41-year-old Ms. Frederick did in this film. It makes one mourn for the loss of most of her screen work. Very highly recommended.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Smouldering Fires (1925) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: