Why Girls Leave Home

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Why Girls Leave Home
Directed by William Nigh
Produced by Harry Rapf
Written by William Nigh
Starring Anna Q. Nilsson
Cinematography John W. Brown
Distributed by Warner Brothers
Release date(s)
  • September 4, 1921 (1921-09-04)
Running time 7-8 reels
Country United States
Language Silent film (English intertitles)

Why Girls Leave Home is a 1921 silent film drama produced by Harry Rapf for Warner Bros..[1] It was the only film from the studio to make a profit in 1921.[2] The poster was featured in the 1962 film Gypsy.[3]

1926's Why Girls Go Back Home is a sequel of sorts also produced by Warners.



  1. ^ Why Girls Leave Home at silentera.com
  2. ^ Bachmann, Gregg (2002). American Silent Film: Discovering Marginalized Voices. SIU Press. p. 220. ISBN 9780809324019. 
  3. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1921

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