A Society Scandal

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A Society Scandal
A Society Scandal poster.jpg
Film long poster
Directed by Allan Dwan
Written by Forrest Halsey
Based on The Laughing Lady
by Alfred Sutro
Starring Gloria Swanson
Rod La Rocque
Cinematography Harold Rosson
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
March 9, 1924
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

A Society Scandal is a 1924 American silent drama film directed by Allan Dwan, and starring Gloria Swanson and Rod La Rocque. Distributed by Paramount Pictures, the film is based on a 1922 play The Laughing Lady, by Alfred Sutro which starred Ethel Barrymore in 1923 on Broadway and originally in 1922 with Edith Evans in UK.[1][2][3][4][5]

Paramount refilmed the story in 1929 as The Laughing Lady an early talkie for Ruth Chatterton.

A Society Scandal is a lost film.[6]


  • Gloria Swanson - Marjorie Colbert
  • Rod La Rocque - Daniel Farr
  • Ricardo Cortez - Harrison Peters
  • Allan Simpson - Hector Colbert
  • Ida Waterman - Mrs. Maturin Colbert
  • Thelma Converse - Mrs, Hamilton Pennfield
  • Catherine Coleburn - Friend of Marjorie
  • Catherine Proctor - Mrs. Burr
  • Wilfred Donovan - Hamilton Pennfield
  • Yvonne Hughes - Patricia DeVoe
  • Marie Shelton - Friend of Marjorie
  • Dorothy Stokes - Friend of Marjorie
  • Cornelius Keefe - Friend of Marjorie
  • Fraser Coalter - Schuyler Burr


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