The Waning Sex
|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|
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's survival status is currently lost.
Nina Duane (Norma Shearer) is a criminal lawyer whose gender was 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.
- Norma Shearer - Nina Duane
- Conrad Nagel - Philip Barry
- George K. Arthur - Hamilton Day
- Mary McAllister - Mary Booth
- Charles McHugh - J.J. Flannigan
- Tiny Ward - J.J. Murphy
- Martha Mattox - Ellen B. Armstrong
- The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921-1930. 1971. p. 865.
- "The Waning Sex". silentera.com. Retrieved April 17, 2013.
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